Household Hazardous Waste Roundup scheduled in Cottage Grove on May 11

Household Hazardous Waste Roundup scheduled in Cottage Grove on May 11
Posted on 05/06/2019

What: Household Hazardous Waste Roundup. The collection is FREE for hazardous waste that is from household sources; up to 35 gallons total per customer. Hazardous waste from businesses, schools, churches or non-profit organizations may be subject to disposal fees.


When:  Saturday, May 11, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Where: South Lane County Fire & Rescue, 233 Harrison Avenue, Cottage Grove


Who: All community members are welcome to participate in the Roundup.


What to bring:

Paint, household cleaners, lawn and garden chemicals, car care products, arts and crafts products, and other household hazardous waste. Check labels for words like flammable, corrosive, poison, caution, and danger.


Please don't bring:

Empty containers, drums, radioactive waste, asbestos or explosives. Any empty containers can be safely thrown in the trash. For information about disposal of radioactive waste, asbestos and explosives, call 541-682-4120.


What about hazardous waste from businesses?

Businesses, non-profit organizations, schools and churches that generate small amounts of hazardous waste may pre-register to bring that waste to this event. They must pay for disposal of the waste, but most can save money by using this program, rather than hiring a contractor on their own.


Electronics recycling:

The Glenwood, Cottage Grove, Florence, Marcola, Oakridge, Rattlesnake, Veneta and Vida transfer stations accept the following items for free during normal operating hours (maximum of seven items at a time): televisions, computer monitors, CPUs and laptops. Appointments are required and fees may apply for more than seven items, call 541-682-4120 for an appointment.


Please call 541-682-4120 for more information on hazardous waste disposal for households or businesses.