According to Malcolm Smith, Public Communications Manager for Redwood City,
San Mateo County's Environmental Health Division is holding a household hazardous waste collection event in Redwood City this Saturdary, October 9th, from 8:30 to 12 noon at 1400 Broadway (Public Works Services parking lot) in Redwood City. You can drop off a variety of household hazardous materials at no charge, and you must make an appointment by going online at www.smhealth.org/hhw or calling 650-363-4718 (choose option 3).
Redwood City and all San Mateo County Residents may drop off a full range of household hazardous waste at this collection event, including:
• Oil-based paints, varnishes and stains
• Paint thinner
• Household cleaners
• Aerosol spray cans
• Furniture and metal polishes
• Pesticides and garden chemicals
• Pool chemicals
• Photographic chemicals
• Art and hobby supplies
For more recycling options you can also visit RecycleWorks at www.recycleworks.org/toxics/index.html, or go to Earth911 at http://earth911.com/ (1-800-CleanUp - 253-2687) for items like auto batteries, oil filters and antifreeze.
After you clean up around the house and you're looking for something entertaining to do in Redwood City, be sure to check out the new FaceBook fan page: Get to Know Redwood City for good restaurants and entertainment ideas.