Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Events in Pamlico and Craven counties will take place on Saturday, October 13. The Pamlico County Courthouse on Highway 55 in Bayboro is the site for the Pamlico event. The hours there are 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Craven Community College, 800 College Court, in New Bern is the site for the Craven event. Signs will direct you to parking lot E, near Orringer Auditorium. The hours there are 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Accepted items include: Latex and oil paints, used motor oil, farm pesticides, gasoline, drain openers, paint thinners, cooking oil and antifreeze.
Items not accepted include: Commercial waste, gas cylinders, explosives, ammunition, or infectious, biological or radioactive wastes.
State law forbids accepting materials from commercial sources.
For more information call Bobbi Waters at 252-633-1564.