LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The annual Hazardous Waste Day sponsored by Angelina Beautiful/Clean and Lockheed Martin will take place this Saturday.
The event allows for people to dispose of items properly that could be environmentally dangerous to the landfill. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Lufkin Regional Recycling Center on Southpark Drive.
Items that will be accepted are paints, automobile batteries, household cleaners, household chemicals, pesticides, flammables, and electronics. Tires, infectious and medical wastes as well as biological and radioactive material will not be accepted. Items with broken glass will also not be allowed.
Paint that is dropped off will be given out to any non-profit or community group that comes by and asks for it.