Northwest NEWS

March 26, 2001

Events

King County Wastemobile to visit Bear Creek

Don't dump toxic, hazardous products down the drain or in the garbage. Bring them to the King County Hazardous Wastemobile at the Bear Creek Park & Ride from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 30 - April 1 and April 6-8.
   The Wastemobile is an easy and free way to dispose of a variety of household hazardous waste. Hazardous products found in the home include insecticides, weed killer, chlorine bleach, oven and drain cleaners, paint and paint thinners, car batteries and motor oil. Even common household items such as mothball, nail polish remover, printing inks and some flea remedies are considered hazardous.
   Residents can drop off their hazardous materials, during operational hours only, at no charge. The Bear Creek Park & Ride is located at 7760 178th Place NE. Close to the intersection of NE Union Hill and 178th Place NE.
   For more information about the King County Household Hazardous Wastemobile, including acceptable materials and quantity limits, call the Hazards Line at (206) 296-4692 or visit us online at http://www.metrokc.gov/hazwaste/house/.