Sunday, November 19, 2017

Successful Hazardous Waste Collection on Campus

Vol State hosted a Household Hazardous Waste Event on October 28th. Organizers report that 194 households attended the event.
  • Flammable Liquids (Lighter Fluid, Gasoline, Lamp Oils)-998 lbs.
  • Non-Flammable Liquids (Antifreeze, Soaps)-1,113 lbs.
  • Poisonous Material (Pesticides and Herbicides)-2,231 lbs.
  • Aerosols (Spray Paint and Cleaners)-443 lbs.
  • Fluorescent Lamps-57 lbs.
  • Corrosive Materials (Oven Cleaner, Bleach, Draino)-307 lbs.
  • Oxidizing Materials (Peroxide, Pool Chemicals)-71 lbs.
  • Mercury-35 lbs.
  • Sharps-18 lbs. 
  • Event Total - 7,391 lbs.
Congrats to all of those involved on a successful day!

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