All King County residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile continues its 24th year of service with a stop in Redmond July 26-28.
The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of Home Depot, 17777 NE 76th St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Following its visit to Redmond, the Wastemobile will travel to Bothell for a household hazardous waste collection event in the Seattle Times office parking lot, 19200 120th Ave. NE, from Aug. 2-4.
Residents can drop off household hazardous waste items, including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products (oil, antifreeze, auto batteries, etc.), fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items free of charge.
For more information about disposal, including acceptable materials and quantity limits, call the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program’s Hazards Line at (206) 296-4692, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except holidays.
Recorded information is available after hours, or by visiting the Wastemobile website at http://www.HazWasteHelp.org.