>The Coastal Environmental Partnership Announces Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events

>The Coastal Environmental Partnership announces Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics recycling events in Craven and Pamlico Counties.

These events will take place on Saturday, October 16th. The Pamlico County Courthouse on Highway 55 in Bayboro is the site for the Pamlico event. The hours there are 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Craven Community College, 800 College Court, in New Bern is the site for the Craven event. Signs will direct you to parking lot E, near Orringer Auditorium. The hours there are 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Accepted items include: Latex and oil points, used motor oil, farm pesticides, gasoline, drain openers, paint thinners, cooking oil, antifreeze, batteries, computers, televisions, CRTs, printers, used cell phones, lawn and garden fertilizer and pesticides.

Items not accepted include: Commercial waste (except farm pesticides), gas cylinders, explosives, ammunition, or infectious, biological or radioactive wastes, commercial or institutional electronics.

State law forbids accepting materials from commercial sources.

Please call Bobbi Waters at 252-633-1564 or e-mail her at for more information.
Submitted by: Bobbi Waters, Solid Waste Planner/Outreach Coordinator for The Coastal Environmental Partnership