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Wastemobile making stop in Enumclaw

All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile continues its 24th year of service with a stop in Enumclaw.

Friday through Sunday, the Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of the Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E. Hours of operation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Residents can drop off household hazardous waste items including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products (oil, antifreeze, auto batteries, etc.), fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items free of charge – as the service is paid for through garbage and sewer utility fees.

Residents can help safeguard the environment and public health by properly disposing of hazardous materials and keeping them out of drains and landfills.

Since its inception in 1989, the Wastemobile has collected more than 16,000 tons of hazardous household waste from 450,000 customers.

For south King County residents, a convenient alternative to the Wastemobile is the household hazardous waste collection site in the northwest parking lot of The Outlet Collection (formerly the Auburn SuperMall). It operates from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday.

For more information about disposal, including acceptable materials and quantity limits, call the Hazards Line at 206-296-4692, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Recorded information is available after hours, or by visiting the Wastemobile website at www.HazWasteHelp.org.

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