City of Lewiston Maine Household Hazardous Waste Depot, located at Lewiston's solid waste facility will open starting May 1,2010.
The depot, started in 2005 is open to residents from May 1 through November on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays only.
Visit www.avcog.org or call AVCOG at 783-9186 for additional details concerning the depot.
Examples of waste, which WILL be accepted at the HHW Depot include: oil based paint, pesticides, anti-freeze, old pool chemicals, waste gasoline & fuels, and solvent based cleaners
· for a more complete list, visit the Environmental Depot's web site - envdepot.com. The HHW Depot is open to residents ONLY and cannot accept Hazardous Waste generated from businesses or other commercial firms.
Examples of waste, which WILL NOT be accepted at the HHW Depot include: ammunition, ordinance, explosives (contact the Maine State Police for info. on disposal), prescription medication, biological and/or infectious waste, compressed gas cylinders.