Household Hazardous Waste pickup event set for April 1


City of Lockhart

Current Lockhart residents will have the opportunity to rid their homes of unwanted cleaning products,
batteries, cans of paint and varnishes.
This year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 1.
This free event is only open to Lockhart residents. Before you head out, please bring a utility bill or other
proof of Lockhart residency. This event will be held rain or shine.
Old electronics will not be accepted. Recycle them at the Lockhart Recycling Center (110 S. Brazos St.).
Hours are Tuesday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4:30 p.m. They are closed Sunday and Monday.
Eligible items for drop-off include:
• Cleaning products (drain cleaners, concentrates, degreasers, oven cleaners, solvents, polishers,
pool chemicals)
• Household batteries
• Paints
• Varnishes
Non-eligible items include:
• Waste generated by businesses and commercial farming
• Tires
• Chemical containers larger than 5-gallons
• Medical waste and sharps
• Empty containers
• Compressed gas cylinders
• Ammunition
• Gun powder
• Metal
• Wire
• PCBs
Keep yourself and others safe:

• Bring products in its original containers. Do not mix products.
• Make sure containers are properly sealed and labeled correctly.
• If the container leaks, pack in larger container and use absorbents, like cat litter, to soak up
• If you don’t know what it is, mark it “unknown.”
• If possible, place materials in cardboard boxes.
• Place materials in areas away from drivers and passengers.


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