The city Department of Streets invites the public to drop off household hazardous waste on Thursday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the department’s center at State Road and Ashburner Street.
Examples of waste that will be accepted are oil-based paint, used oil, solvents, pesticides and car batteries. Latex or water-based paint is not hazardous and can be placed in the regular trash if the paint is dry.
No waste materials generated by a business will be accepted.
For more information, call 215-686-5560 or visit www.philadelphiastreets.com/hazardous-waste ••