There will be a Hazardous and Universal Waste Collection event this Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at Ellsworth High School from 9 AM to 1 PM.

It's a chance to get rid of items that are cluttering your house or garage that can't be disposed of elsewhere. You MUST pre-register and obtain a free permit from your town or city hall. If you have questions you may call Sheri Walsh at the Hancock County Planning Commission at 667-7131

Items being collected include

  • Acids
  • Adhesives/Solvents
  • Antifreeze (Used)
  • Automobile Fluids
  • Batteries (Rechargeable)
  • Chemicals
  • Cleaners
  • Computer, Monitors, Televisions
  • Fluorescent Bulbs and Ballasts
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Linseed Oil
  • Mercury Items
  • Paint Removers and Thinners
  • Pesticides, Fungicides and Herbicides
  • Oil Based Paints and Thinners
  • Oil Waste
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Turpentine and Varnish