POINT PLEASANT – The county’s household hazardous waste disposal program is coming to Point Pleasant on Sept. 29.
Ocean County residents and farmers can drop off: paints/thinners/boat paint, solvents, pool chemicals, pesticides and herbicides, aerosol cans, auto products, toilet and drain cleaners, silver polishes, oven cleaners, photographic chemicals, rug and upholstery cleaners, polishes and bleaches, waste oil and gasoline, propane tanks and fire extinguishers. These items, except oil and gasoline, must be in their original containers.
The maximum accepted load is 200 lbs. of dry material and 20 gallons of liquid per household. Officials are asking that containers be limited to five gallons large.
They are not accepting: radioactive materials, dioxins, infectious waste, explosives, unknown or unidentified materials, construction waste and asbestos.
Registration is required by calling 732-367-0802. Residents will have to show their licenses and tax bill. First come, first served.
Items can be brought to the Point Pleasant Boro Municipal Building, 2233 Bridge Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29.