he Dare County Public Works Department has announced that it will host a three-day household hazardous waste collection event from May 12-14, 2022, in three different locations throughout the county.
During this event, Dare County residents and property owners can drop off hazardous waste for safe disposal at the following locations:
- Northern Beach Collection: Kitty Hawk Town Hall (101 Veterans Memorial Drive), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022
- Buxton Collection: Buxton Transfer Station, (47015 Buxton Back Road) 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022
- Manteo Collection: Dare County Public Works (1018 Driftwood Drive), 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2022
Residents of Dare County may use any of the three locations noted above during the three-day household hazardous waste collection event.
Please note that this hazardous waste collection is only for Dare County residents (both 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.
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