Household hazardous materials collection day
East Baton Rouge Parish residents can drop off household hazardous materials at Memorial Stadium until 1 p.m. Saturday.
The following household hazardous materials will be accepted: fertilizers, pool chemicals, insecticides, pesticides, gasoline, cleaning products, latex and oil paint and paint products, automobile tired, auto products including used oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, diesel, oil and fuel filters; cooking oil, fluorescent tubes, ballasts and compact fluorescent bulbs; lead acid, nickel-cadmium and alkaline batteries; stereos and televisions.
Liquids must be in labeled, closed containers that hold five gallons or less.
Materials that will not be accepted include: ammunition, explosives, fireworks, non-residential waste, radioactive devices, large gas cylinders, Styrofoam peanuts, school lab waste, fire extinguishers, appliances, furniture, copiers, construction or demolition debris, asbestos-containing building materials, biomedical hazardous material, computers, computer monitors, fax machines, or any material from a business or commercial source.
Residents can enter the drive-through drop-off site from Scenic Highway at Foss Street.
For more information contact EBRP Recycling Office at 225-389-5194 or visit www.brgov.com/recycle.