Pinellas County and the City of
Largo encourage residents to bring unwanted electronics and chemicals for
free disposal such as household batteries, paint, and other harmful chemicals
on Saturday, March 9 at Largo Home Depot, 10689 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33771
from 9am-2pm. |
The City of Largo reminds residents that hazardous waste items should never be disposed of in residential trash collection. These chemicals have the potential to contaminate our ground, air, and surface water if they reach the county’s landfill. Hazardous waste can also cause potential harm to Solid Waste workers in transport. Accepted items include fluorescent light bulbs, cleaners, computers, TV’s, printers, ink cartridges, and rechargeable household batteries, pesticides, paints, paint thinners, fertilizers, and automotive fluids.
For a complete list of accepted items Pinellas County Solid Waste Operations at (727)464-7500 or visit www.LargoRecycles.com. This service is offered for free to Pinellas County residents, businesses with electronics or chemicals should arrange for drop off and payment by calling EQ Florida at (813)319-3400 for chemical disposal.