HANDLING & TRANSPORTING
SUGGESTIONS CHARLOTTE COUNTY’S
• Transport your wastes in cardboard boxes. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS
This will reduce the time required to unload
items from your vehicle. WASTE PROGRAM
• Transport wastes in an upright position to
reduce risk of spills and leaks.
• Secure leaking containers in non-leaking
• Do not mix chemicals.
• Label contents of container if the original
label is missing or not legible.
• If empty, Hazardous Waste Containers can
go directly into your curbside trash can.
Transfer Facility EXTENSION SERVICES
PLEASE CALL CHARLOTTE COUNTY 25550 Harbor View Road, Suite 2
ENVIRONMENTAL & EXTENSION SERVICES Port Charlotte, Florida 33980
ENGLEWOOD AREA CALL
Items Accepted at the Household Hazardous
Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facilities Waste Program
This program offers FREE disposal of Household
♦ EMPTY Propane Cylinders (with valve open)
Hazardous Waste, E-Waste (electronics), and & Recycling Facility
♦ Thermostats & Thermometers with mercury used Hypodermic Needles at your Neighborhood
♦ Fluorescent light tubes Mini-Transfer and Recycling Facilities. Serving the Murdock, Mid-Charlotte
County, and North West Charlotte
♦ Rechargeable batteries
This program is for Charlotte County Residents County areas
♦ Paints only. Since 1992, thousands of county residents
♦ Pesticides have helped protect human health and the envi- Located at 19675 Kenilworth Boulevard,
ronment by using this environmentally safe dis- near the New Home Depot in Port
♦ Aerosols posal program. Charlotte. Use Atwater or Toledo Blade
♦ Paint removers to access.
♦ Pool chemicals
What are Household Hazardous Wastes?
They are products which have a warning or cau- HOURS OF OPERATION:
tionary statement on their labels: FLAMMABLE,
♦ Automotive fluids IGNITABLE, COMBUSTIBLE, CORROSIVE, or 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
♦ Electronics TOXIC. Products which, if spilled or released, Tuesday thru Saturday
may be hazardous to humans, fish, animals, or
♦ Used needles (Sharps) plants. Closed on Sundays, Mondays,
and Major Holidays.
Items NOT Accepted at What is picked up CURBSIDE
Mini-Transfer & Recycling Facilities WEST CHARLOTTE Mini-Transfer
• Motor Oil/Filters: Use Charlotte
County’s Motor Oil/Filters curbside & Recycling Facility
♦ Full Propane Cylinders: The County will only collection program. Place the oil into
accept empty propane cylinders with the valve an empty one-gallon clear plastic con-
Serving the Englewood, Placida,
open. Utilize cylinder exchange programs at tainer with a screw lid. Place empty oil filter
into a ziplock bag. Place an orange Used Oil Gulf Cove, Cape Haze, Rotonda,
local retailers to dispose of used cylinders. and Grove City areas.
Label on the container and ziplock bag and
♦ Business Waste: The County will not accept set out on your regular trash collection day.
waste from a business or suspected business.
Located at 7070 Environmental Way,
• Tires: Car and small truck tires with or with-
This includes landlords cleaning out rental out rims can be picked up at your curb off East Gulfstream Boulevard.
properties, churches, and any contractor. Call on your recycling day. For more infor-
our office for information about disposing of mation, call 941/764-4360. HOURS OF OPERATION:
your wastes. • Automotive Batteries: Put car batteries out 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
at your curb for pickup on either of Tuesday thru Saturday
♦ Medical Waste: The County does not accept
your garbage day.
any medical or bio-hazardous wastes with the
exception of used needles. The County does • Paint Cans: Empty paint cans with lid Closed on Sundays, Mondays,
not accept medications/drugs. removed can be placed in your trash and Major Holidays