Wastemobile making weekend stop in Enumclaw
June 6, 2012 · 4:31 PM
County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint and other household hazardous waste when the Wastemobile travels to Enumclaw June 8-10.
The Wastemobile will set up in parking lot of the Enumclaw Expo Center and be open for business from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Wastemobile and other household hazardous waste collection programs in King County are funded through a surcharge on solid waste disposal and wastewater discharge, and there is no direct fee to residents.
Created in 1989, the Wastemobile was the first program of its kind in the nation. It is operated by King County Solid Waste Division as part of the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, and travels throughout the county from the spring through fall.
Since its inception, the Wastemobile has collected more than 14,000 tons of hazardous household waste from 333,000 residents.
Looking for reusable household products? The Wastemobile provides free products to the public, like oil-based paint, stain and primer, plus wood care and cleaning products. These products are subject to availability and residents will need to sign a release form prior to receiving materials.
For more information about disposal, including acceptable materials and quantity limits, call the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program’s Hazards Line at 206-296-4692, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except holidays. Recorded information is available after hours, or by visiting the Wastemobile website at www.hazwastehelp.org.