Rid Your Home of Hazardous Waste

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Consumer Pesticides in a box.Household hazardous waste includes chemicals you’ve used in your car, on your lawn or for painting or cleaning your home. Unused medications and old batteries and  are also considered to be hazardous waste. In addition to creating clutter, these products can pose a threat to human health and the environment…especially when they are not disposed of properly.

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is slated for Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Simply load the items in your vehicle and bring them to the Cleveland County Public Health Center located at 200 S. Post Road in Shelby for prompt & friendly curbside service (attendants will unload for you). There’s no easier way to reduce clutter, improve the safety of your home, and protect the environment!

No no business or commercial waste will be accepted at this event. Original
containers are preferred and items will be inspected. Cleveland County Health
Department reserves the right to refuse items at their discretion.

The event is sponsored by the Cleveland County Health Department in cooperation with the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Service Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program and N.C. Cooperative Extension.

For more information, contact:

N.C. Cooperative Extension – (704) 482-4365

Cleveland County HHW Hotline – (704) 447-8200