The Delaware Solid Waste Authority will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Frawley Stadium located, 801 S. Madison St., Wilmington.


    The Delaware Solid Waste Authority will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Frawley Stadium located, 801 S. Madison St., Wilmington.

    Household Hazardous Waste can include items such as household cleaners, garden pesticides, oil-based paints, nail polish, fluorescent bulbs, or antifreeze. Only Delaware residents can bring hazardous items free of charge to the event.

    During this event, DSWA will also collect used electronic goods for recycling. Items such as old computers, printers, CD players, microwaves, telephones, televisions, and many other electronic goods will also be accepted at this event. For a complete list of items accepted for both Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Goods, go to www.dswa.com.

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a scrap tire collection at the same location. During the event Delaware residents can bring up to 10 passenger or light duty truck tires to the site for recycling. Residents cannot bring larger tires, tires on rims, or bicycle tires to the event. Residents will need to show proof of residency with either a driver’s license or utility bill.

    The Clean Wilmington Committee will also be on hand for document shredding at the same time. Each household can bring up to three boxes of documents for shredding.