Batteries, Light Bulbs and Hazardous Chemicals

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– Return excess hazardous products, spills, or drips to the original container.

– Pesticides, herbicides, oil paints, paint cleaners, and oil and transmission fluids should never be flushed into a water system, disposed of on the ground, or put into household refuse.

– Visit to help find locations to recycle hazardous waste, batteries, etc.  You can search by zip code.

– Take rechargeable batteries to the following businesses to recycle them: Best Buy, Home Depot, Sears, Target, Staples, or Wal-Mart.

– Incandescent light bulbs are not recyclable and end up in landfills.  Please use fluorescent bulbs because they are the only ones that are recyclable.

– Visit for more information on recycling light bulbs.