Unless the ballast is labeled as “non-PCB containing,” the ballast is assumed to contain PCBs and is not acceptable for disposal at any of the facilities. Lamp ballasts may contain PCBs. No PCB ballasts are accepted from small quantity generators. Frequently organizations will charge you a small fee for this service. Compact Florescent Bulbs: Compact florescent bulbs contain a small amount of mercury. SWS can accept up to 220 pounds per month, or approximately 350 lamps (bulbs), from any customer or business. Up to five gallons or 40 pounds accepted at both collection facilities (220 pounds/month for CESQGs). Acid and caustics are accepted at both collection facilities. When you buy a new automotive lead acid battery, bring your old one to the store where you are buying your battery to avoid paying a $10 ‘core’ fee and your old battery will be recycled. An additional five gallons will be accepted at CTS for an additional charge of $1.00 per gallon.
Old Gasoline: Pour, up to a gallon at a time, into an almost full vehicle gas tank. Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers: Fire extinguisher companies will take your old fire extinguishers; or you can empty them and discard them in the trash. Empty fire extinguishers outside only – preferably into a trash can or other container. The dry chemical used in fire extinguishers is not considered hazardous, but can cause choking (just like dust) if inhaled. DO NOT discard fire extinguishers in the trash unless the gauge indicates that there is no pressure. Leave the cap off the tank and let the mower just sit there for a couple of days. This means accurately measuring to ensure you only buy as much paint as you need or making sure to remember to top off your tank with that gas in your garage instead of letting it go stale. Baumann says that waste companies can help proactively address household hazardous waste challenges by making sure they are clearly communicating and promoting disposal best practices within their communities before these materials reach their facilities.
Some smoke alarms may contain low-level radioactive materials. If you believe the gasoline is simply too old, tainted, and cannot be stabilized, call a hazardous materials waste disposal service to handle it for you. By giving your old oil for recycling and disposing those to local service centers you are asked to pay a fee. Even if it is old or contains oil or water, most gasoline and kerosene can be used after it is reconditioned. Do not mix used oil with antifreeze, solvents, or gasoline. If it does not, remove unneeded or expired medication from its original container and mix it with an undesirable substance (e.g., cat litter, coffee grounds, sawdust etc.) to discourage consumption by others and dispose of it in the trash. The City of Sandy Springs does not provide trash collection services, enabling residents and businesses to contract with private collection services for garbage pick up. Trash fire,but some old gas will not burn.We have done it for years,donot worry about the do gooders,hot enough,it will burn.
Rather, it is deaths due to standard drugs and surgery treatments that have a clear lead. If you have antique furniture that needs restoration, and you need to find a cleaner that removes the muck around the fine wood without softening the varnish. When you arrive at a disposal facility, they might need to take your containers along with the gas. Here’s what you need to know about disposal of old gas, paint, motor oil, or hazardous waste disposal. Use a proper “jerry can” (a gas jug with pouring spout) to slowly pour the old gas into the tank. The used motor oil is later refined; some of it goes for use in ship engines, or back into usable oil for autos. As of July 6, 2009, orange colored stickers are no longer necessary for your used motor oil or oil filters to be picked up by Waste Management. Old Motor Oil: Auto parts stores such as Advanced Auto Parts, NAPA Auto Parts, Auto Zone, etc. will take used or old motor oil. Gear oil (such as transmission/axle fluid) is generally ok to dispose of in the same way and mixed in with used motor oil.