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9/30/2015 - Free Paint Disposal / Electronics Waste Collection Event Planned for Saturday, October 10th

A FREE paint drop-off event for households and businesses in the Bangor area is planned for Saturday, October 10th at Bangor Public Works (530 Maine Ave.) from 9 AM to 1 PM.  In addition, residents will be able to drop off certain types of electronic waste as well.

INFORMATION ABOUT PAINT DISPOSAL:

The event will be held rain or shine and most types of paint, stain and varnish will be accepted.  Business that generate less then 220 pounds (20-30 gallons) of hazardous waste per month may bring in any amount of latex or oil-based paint.  Businesses that generate more than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month may bring in any amount of latex paint, but they cannot bring oil-based paint to this event.

Acceptable paint products include:

  • House paint and primers (latex or oil-based)*
  • Stains*
  • Deck and concrete sealers*
  • Clear finishes (ex: varnishes, shellac)*

* ALL PRODUCTS MUST BE IN THEIR CONTAINERS WITH ORIGINAL LABELS INTACT.

The following products will not be accepted at this event:

  • No leaking, unlabeled or empty containers
  • No aerosol spray paints
  • No drums or containers larger than 5 gallons

We cannot accept other hazardous waste or chemicals, such as paint thinner, solvents, glue, etc.

INFORMATION ABOUT ELECTRONICS WASTE DISPOSAL:

 Accepting the following Electronic and Other Universal waste

  • Televisions
  • Computer Monitors                               
  • Computers
  • Desktop Printers                     
  • Laptops
  • Digital Picture Frames
  • Game Consoles
  • Computers & Periphery
  • Network Equipment                  
  • Cell Phones
  • Microwaves                                          
  • Mercury Thermostats
  • Servers
  • Batteries (all types except Alkaline)

Sponsored by: Electronics End, LLC

         Brewer, ME

           207-922-2094