City News

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option
RSS

This information is provided by the Communications Department.                                                            facebook-homepage  twitter-homepage  instagram            

Drop off household hazardous waste on Oct. 28

Post Date:10/02/2017 1:10 PM

For Immediate Release

Contact: Amy Bolton, Public Information Officer        
Office:  623-882-7053
amy.bolton@goodyearaz.gov 



Drop off household hazardous waste on Oct. 28

  

Free to Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson residents


Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

Saturday, Oct. 28
8 a.m. to Noon
Goodyear Public Works, 4971 S. 157th Ave., Goodyear


Goodyear, Ariz. (Sept. 28, 2017)
–Residents of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson are invited to drop off household hazardous waste for free on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Goodyear Public Works facility, 4971 S. 157th Ave. The facility is located at the intersection of Estrella Parkway and Romley Road, just south of MC85. 

Anyone dropping off waste will be required to provide proof of residency such as a recent city utility bill or driver’s license. This event is for residential hazardous waste only; commercial or medical waste will not be accepted. Materials should be placed in the trunk or truck bed of vehicles for safety considerations at the drop off site.

Acceptable Items

  • Automotive liquids: antifreeze, brake fluid, car batteries, gasoline, motor oil 
  • Electronics: cable boxes, cell phones, computers, stereos, DVD players, TVs, VCRs
  • Household chemicals: adhesives, aerosols, kerosene, paint, poisons, pool chemicals, solvents, thinners
  • Household items: batteries, fire extinguishers, fluorescent tubes, propane tanks, thermometers
  • Lawn chemicals: herbicides, fertilizers, pesticides
  • Tires: up to five passenger car tires - no wheels, rims or truck tires

 
Items NOT Accepted

  • 55 gallon drums of waste
  • Air conditioners
  • Ammunition
  • Appliances
  • Asbestos
  • Explosives
  • Glass
  • Medical or biological waste
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Truck tires
  • Smoke detectors
  • Water heaters

To dispose of household hazardous waste not accepted at this event, please contact ACTenviro, 6212 S. 75th Ave., Laveen, 602-842-9160. There are fees associated with the collection of these items. 

For more information on this event, visit www.goodyearaz.gov/trash or call: Avondale Public Works at 623-333-4400, Goodyear Public Works at 623-932-3010, Tolleson Field Operations at 623-936-7141, or Litchfield Park City Hall at 623-935-5033.

###