Wednesday, April 6, 2022, Pueblo, CO – Public health officials announced a community collection for household hazardous waste will be held Saturday, April 23 from 8:00 a.m. until noon at Mineral Palace Park, 1600 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo, CO.

The health department hosts this event when funds are available for community members to properly dispose of their household hazardous waste.

“This is the one chance this year to safely dispose of household hazardous products in Pueblo. Round up household hazardous waste from family, friends, and neighbors and bring it to Mineral Palace Park to dispose of properly,” stated Aaron Martinez, program manager at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment. Martinez added, “We are hosting this event for residents of the city and county of Pueblo to dispose of household hazardous waste at no cost."

 

Items accepted:      
Gasoline Paint Stripper/Thinner Cleaning solvents Wood Preservatives Spot and Stain Removers Pool and Spa Chemicals
Turpentine Aerosols (unfinished) Fluorescent Lamps (4’ and 8’) Fungicides
Mineral Spirits Drain Cleaners Mercury Thermometers Herbicides
Adhesives Grease (loose pack) Vape Pens Insecticides
Charcoal Lighter Fluid Ion Batteries Fire Extinguishers Pesticides
Epoxy Products Oven Cleaners Chlorine Weed Killers
Oil and Latex Based Paint Polishes Muriatic Acid  

The list above is a complete list of accepted items. To dispose of items not listed, refer to Pueblo’s Recycle Guide.

This no cost event is for households only, it is not for businesses. Residents of the city and county of Pueblo may bring the accepted items.

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