This Saturday, Nov. 21, SAFE Recycling Center will collect hazardous household materials from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its 702 Warehouse Road location.
Among the items that will be accepted are:

  • Acids, drain and oven cleaners.
  • Antifreeze, gasoline, diesel, brake fluids, transmission fluids, oil and oil filters.
  • Paints, thinners, metal polishes and solvents and degreasers
  • Lawn and garden chemicals, such as fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.
  • Poisons such as rodent killers.
  • Pool chemicals.
  • Batteries.
  • Aerosol cans, including inhalers.
  • Household cleaning products.
  • Propane tank, such as for small grills and camping cookers.
  • Mercury, such as is found in older thermometers.

Items that won’t be accepted include:

  • Containers that are not clearly labeled specifying the contents or are larger than five gallons.
  • Biologically active substances and radioactive or reactive materials.
  • Smoke detectors and extinguishers.
  • Products containing dioxins or 2-4-5T.
  • Waste generated by business or industry.
  • Explosives, fireworks or ammunition.
  • Electronics and appliances.
  • Tires.
  • Medications.
  • Construction or yard waste.

The effort is co-sponsored by the City of San Angelo. For more information, call San Angelo Friends of the Environment (SAFE) at 325-659-0722 or visit

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