Latest hazardous waste collection set

Oct. 26—HIGH POINT — The city of High Point will host its next household hazardous waste disposal collection for High Point residents at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 1401 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 4.

The event will include an on-site secure document shredding truck through Shred Ace from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Waste that will be collected includes:

—Aerosols, batteries, bleach and cleaners, electronics, fire extinguishers, furniture polish, fluorescent bulbs, nail polish and nail polish removers.

—Adhesives, gas cylinders, paints, solvents, stains and varnish, strippers and thinners, wood and metal cleaner and wood preservatives.

—Antifreeze, auto batteries, brake fluid, cleaners and degreasers, diesel fuel, gasoline or mixed gas, motor oil and filters and transmission fluid.

—Herbicides, lighter fluid, pesticides, poisons and pool chemicals.

—Electronics and tires, with a limit of four tires per visitor.

Styrofoam recycling will be available. Accepted foam includes clean egg cartons and meat trays, clean foam takeout containers and cups, packing material and foam coolers. Tape, bubble wrap, pluck foam, foam wrapping and foam peanuts won't be accepted. For ease of collection, make sure that all loose Styrofoam is bagged.

City staff will direct all vehicles through and unload all materials.

Disposal is for household waste only. Materials from businesses, household garbage or medical waste won't be accepted. Proof of residency will be required for all disposals.

Residents are asked to have all materials to be collected in the trunk of their cars or in the bed of their pickup trucks for easy access and removal.

For more information, contact Solid Waste Enforcement Officer Tim Daut at 336-883-3681 or