Bridgeport residents who have been trying to figure out where to get rid of their household hazardous waste will have the opportunity to participate in a free collection on Saturday, Nov. 4.
The collection, which happens just once a year and is only open to city residents, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Blackham School, 425 Thorne St.
There is a lengthy list of items being accepted, as well as items that will not be taken.
Garage/workshop items accepted
Yard/hobby items accepted
-Charcoal lighter fluid
Kitchen items accepted
-Floor care products
-Ammunition (contact local police)
-Explosives (contact local police/fire)
-Fire extinguishers (contact local police/fire)
-Flares (contact local police/fire)
-Tires (contact Public Facilities)
-Biological waste (contact a contractor)
-Needles/syringes (can be disposed in regular garbage in a heavy plastic container/closed coffee can)
-Medicine/drugs (contact local hospital/walk-in clinic)