Residents will be required to remove items from their vehicles. Remember, HHW items can cause injury if handled improperly. These items will usually have a warning or cautionary statement on their labels, such as flammable, corrosive, poison or toxic. The following items will be accepted and should never be disposed of with household garbage:
- up to five gallons each of:
- antifreeze, oil and gasoline
- paint and solvents
- lubricants and grease
- pesticides and fertilizers
- pool cleaners and household cleaners
- oil filters
- batteries and battery backups
- five-gallon propane bottles
- computers and typewriters
- printers, copiers, fax machines, and DVD/DVR players
- fluorescent light bulbs
- fire extinguishers
Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (small businesses, schools and growers, etc.) may dispose of hazardous waste at a reduced rate. CESQG waste is accepted by appointment only. Call (850) 981-7135 by12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7 to schedule a drop-off time.
Santa Rosa residents can dispose of HHW and up to five regular tires per vehicle at no charge year-round, Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the HHW center at the entrance to the Central Landfill, 6337 Da Lisa Road in Milton.
Amnesty Day is made possible by Santa Rosa County in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Okaloosa County Environmental Office. For more information, contact (850) 981-7135.