Hazardous Material

Do not load hazardous material such as the following; This includes, asbestos, insulation, liquids, empty chemical containers, gas cylinders, food, wet paint tins (air out paints so paint is dried solid). If your skip bin contains any of the above it will be refused and/or charges will apply.

What are the different types of hazardous household products? Most hazardous household products can be grouped into five major categories: ! Automotive products that are hazardous include motor oil, gas cylinders, brake and transmission fluid, antifreeze, car batteries, gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, and car wax with solvent.

! Household cleaners include drain cleaners, oven cleaners, toilet cleaners, spot removers, silver polishes, furniture polishes, liquid cleanser, powdered and window cleaners, bleach, and dyes.

! Paint and solvents that are hazardous include latex, oil-based, auto and model paint, paint stripper, primer, rust remover, turpentine, varnish, wood preservative, mineral spirits, and glues.

! Pesticides, which include herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides.

! Electronic products can contain hazardous materials such as lead, mercury, and brominated flame retardants in plastics include computer monitors, televisions, cell phones and batteries, televisions, and computer game consoles. Other HHW include household batteries, fluorescent tubes, mercury thermostats and thermometers.