The Humboldt Waste Management Authority will hold a household hazardous waste collection in Fortuna at the Public Works Corp Yard at 190 Dinsmore Dr. on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Households will be charged a disposal fee of $5 per vehicle. There is a disposal limit of up to 15 gallons (by container size) or up to 125 pounds. Additional fees apply for excess disposal amounts: $5 per gallon (by container size) or $7 per pound.
Businesses -- including landlords, religious organizations, schools or nonprofits -- can call 441-2005 for an appointment.
Materials accepted include:
-- Wet paint. (Dried paint may be thrown in the trash with the lid off.)
-- Used oil, filters, and contaminated oil.
-- Auto and garden products.
-- Pharmaceuticals and sharps (in biohazard containers)
-- Fluorescent (+10, $0.20/ft.) and HID bulbs (+3, $2.50 each.)
-- Products labeled: Caution, Warning, Toxic, Flammable.
-- Household cleaners.
-- Mercury bearing wastes.
-- Aerosols (with contents.)
The collection will not accept e-waste, appliances or explosives. Call HWMA at 441-2005 for more information or visit www.hwma.net.