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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Print
From Saturday, November 22 2008 -  8:00am
To Sunday, November 23 2008 - 5:00pm
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) are hosting Household Hazardous Waste Collection events for resident of Jefferson County and Orange County who suffered home damage from Hurricane Ike.


Residents are invited to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste at designated locations:




Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23

Bridge City Intermediate School

1029 W. Roundbunch Road

Bridge City, Texas

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Destroyer Ave. via Simmons Dr.

Orange, Texas

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The collection sites will accept Household Hazardous Waste including cleaning supplies, automotive products, lawn and garden products, paint, paint chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, swimming pool chemicals, and other hazardous chemicals.  Please clearly mark containers and place leaking containers in plastic bags or other appropriate containers to prevent further spills.


Click here for a complete list of items accepted during the events.


Items that will not be accepted during the event include ammunitions, explosives, tires, general trash, biological waste, spoiled food, household appliances, televisions, computers, and other electronic waste.

Be cautious of household chemicals.  Keep children and pets away from leaking or spilled household chemicals.  It is unsafe to combine household chemicals or burn chemicals.  Do not pour chemicals in drains, in the ground, in toilets, or in storm sewers.

For more information about the Household Hazardous Waste Collection sites please call the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission at (409) 899-8444 ext 251.

For additional information about Household Hazardous Waste visit EPA?s website at www.epa.gov/hurricanes.