Balto. Co. to collect household hazardous waste Sunday

Baltimore County residents can get rid of hazardous household materials at a collection event in


on Sunday.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Western Acceptance Facility at 3310 Transway Road.

Acceptable items include: household paints; lawn, garden, household and swimming pool chemicals; automotive fluids; cleaning solvents; rechargeable batteries; medicines; mercury thermometers and thermostats; fluorescent light bulbs; fireworks and ammunition. Trash will not be accepted.

The county also has a seasonal household hazardous waste collection facility through November at the Eastern Sanitary Landfill in

White Marsh

at 6259 Days Cove Road. The facility is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.