The City of Lakeland’s Solid Waste Division, in coordination with the Polk County Government Florida's Solid Waste Division is sponsoring a FREE Household Hazardous Waste and End-Of-Life Electronics Collection Event. This Mobile Collection Event is intended to make it easier for our community to safely dispose of their unwanted hazardous waste and end-of-life electronics.
Electronics: Cell phones, computer towers/CPUs, drives (e.g. hard drives, CD drives), laptops, monitors, rechargeable batteries (remove from device, place device in garbage), smart phones, tablets, televisions (must be whole).
Chemicals: Automotive fluids (do not mix), batteries (household or vehicle), cleaners, cooking oil, fertilizers, fluorescent bulbs and other mercury-containing devices, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, kerosene, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, rechargeable batteries (button or vehicle), smoke detectors, solvents, wood preservatives. Note: Alkaline batteries may be put in the garbage.
Tires: You can bring your tires, too!
Please, no more than five items per household.
For more information, call Debbie Almon, Solid Waste Program Coordinator at 863.834.8778.