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Posted on: October 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Lee County Household Hazardous Waste Day

Lee County Government

This information from Lee County Government is being shared as a courtesy to residents of the City of Sanford.

Lee County Government Solid Waste, in partnership with the NCDA & CS Pesticide Assistance Program, and Lee County Cooperative Extension, are bringing Household Hazardous Waste Day back to Lee County again this year.

Scheduled for Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center (located at 1801 Nash Street, Sanford), this event is open to all Lee County households and farmers.

These types of items will be accepted: 

  • Oil-Based Paints                
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Paint Thinners   
  • Motor Oil
  • Furniture Strippers
  • Brake Fluid
  • Kitchen Cleaners              
  • Gasoline
  • Bathroom Cleaners         
  • Antifreeze
  • Pesticides
  • Transmission Fluids
  • Herbicides
  • Solvents
  • Insecticides
  • Degreasers
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Batteries and more! 

Please remember the following in preparation of disposal:

  • Leave materials in their original containers or put into leakproof, sealed containers.
  • Never mix chemicals.
  • If labels are missing, identify the contents to the best of your ability.
  • Separate different types of waste.
  • Do not place waste in the same part of your vehicle with children or pets.
  • No waste from businesses will be accepted.

For questions or more information, please contact the Lee County Solid Waste division at 919-718-4622.

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