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Household hazardous waste collections set at three locations in Dare

Dare County will hold a household hazardous waste collection event from May 13-15, 2021 in three different locations throughout the county.

The northern beach collection will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Kitty Hawk Town Hall, 101 Veterans Memorial Drive in Kitty Hawk.

The Buxton collection will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 at the Buxton Transfer Station located at 47015 Buxton Back Road in Buxton.

The collection in Manteo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Dare County Public Works, 1018 Driftwood Drive in Manteo.

Residents of Dare County may use any of the three locations noted above during the three-day household hazardous waste collection event. Note that this hazardous waste collection is only for Dare County property owners and year-round residents as well as the agricultural community/farmers within Dare County.

Materials that will be accepted at all of the collection locations include paints, polishes, varnishes, paint-related materials, turpentine, aerosol cans, adhesives, motor oil, antifreeze, fuel additives, household cleaners, herbicides and insecticides, gasoline, mercury, pesticides, pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, automotive batteries, small batteries and automotive fluids.

Materials that are typically not accepted include commercial, business and industrial waste, as well as explosives, bullets, radioactive material, 55-gallon drums of material and cylinders (other than propane and fire extinguishers).

Residents are asked to mark any unlabeled containers that will be dropped off during the household hazardous waste collection.

For more information, contact Doug Huff, solid waste superintendent for the Dare County Public Works Department, at doug.huff@darenc.com or 252-475-5843.

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