County residents will have an opportunity to dispose of hazardous household waste at no charge on Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Newland Park Landfill from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

The event is open to residents of Wicomico County and participants should bring a valid proof of residence such as a driver’s license. 

The landfill will accept the following: gasoline, gas/oil mixes, fuel, acid cleaners, solvents, automotive fluids, bleach, ammonia, batteries (all types), household smoke detectors, fluorescent bulbs, pool chemicals, dark room chemicals, household & lawn & garden pesticides, insecticides & herbicides, painting products, compressed gas propane cylinders (30 gallons), oil based paint, paint thinner, thermometer (mercury), turpentine, wood preservatives and wood stripping chemicals.

Landfill officials suggest that participants pre-arrange large loads.

Empty fuel containers may be returned upon request and the staff will assist to unload vehicles.

For more information, contact the Newland Park Landfill at 410-548-4935.