Household hazardous waste day in Chilliwack

It's time to climb into the back of the garage, the basement and the attic to dig out that used motor oil, paint thinner and rusted fire extinguishers.

Saturday is the city of Chilliwack's household hazardous waste day where residents can drop off all kinds of dangerous stuff for six hours.

Accepted waste includes: pesticides, antifreeze, batteries, toilet cleaners, propane fuel tanks, paint and more.

Items not accepted include: agricultural, commercial and industrial waste, TVs, computers, drywall, tires and more.

For a full list of accepted and not accepted items see page 17 in the Sept. 27 edition of the Times or visit

Event runs Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the public works yard on Kiernan Drive behind the RCMP station (off Airport Road).

For more information call 604-793-2907.

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