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Residents Can Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste, Electronics and Tires

5:58 PM, May 16, 2011   |    comments
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- St. Johns County Solid Waste Management will host a Community Collection Day this weekend.

It's from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at THE PLAYERS Championship parking lot, located at A1A and County Road 210 in Ponte Vedra. The event is limited to St. Johns County residents only.

A Community Collection Day provides residents an opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste, obsolete electronics including old computer equipment and tires.

Some examples of household hazardous waste items include paint, oil, cleaners, pesticides, batteries and pool chemicals.

A few restrictions apply. No microwave ovens or large appliances are accepted. Also, each household is limited to disposing no more than 10 tires.

The Community Collection Day is limited to residential materials; no commercial items, construction materials, garbage or yard trash will be accepted.

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