Residents with any hazardous household waste may dispose of it safely at Wilton’s annual collection day Saturday, Oct. 31, from 9 to 1, at the Miller-Driscoll School parking lot, 217 Wolfpit Road.
Common items includes paint thinners, pool chemicals, pesticides, mercury thermometers, and gasoline. Paint and electronics will not be accepted at this event.
Household products that should not end up in our household trash and will be accepted at the event include: aerosol cans (not empty), antifreeze, arts/craft supplies, asphalt/roof sealer, bathroom cleaners, brake fluid, chemical fertilizers, chemistry kits, furniture/car polish, gasoline, hair dyes and sprays, and herbicides.
Also, metal polish, moth balls, nail polish/ remover, oven cleaners, paint strippers/ thinners, degreasers, disinfectants, drain cleaners, flea powders/sprays, and fungicides.
Photo chemicals, pool chemicals, rodent poison, solvents, tile/toilet cleaners, transmission fluid, varnish/shellac, insecticides/pesticides, kerosene, and floor care products.
The collection is open to all Wilton residents, as well as residents of Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Stamford, Weston and Westport. Proof of residency, such as a driver's license, is required.
Information: Wilton Department of Environmental Affairs, 203-563-0180.