PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has announced that a Hazardous Household Waste Drop Off Event will be held on June 13.  The utility announced the cancelation of the May 16 date due to the coronavirus.

The event will take place from 9am - 2pm at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants dropping off household hazardous materials must wear face coverings, keep their vehicle windows closed, and stay in their vehicles for the duration of the event. The MCMUA is requesting that all materials be stored in the trunk, cargo area, or bed of the vehicle for easy access by the MUA’s contractor, whose team will remove it from the vehicle.

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There will be two events for the fall; Saturday Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at Chatham High School.

Acceptable materials include:  include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, oil-based paints, stains, paint thinners and removers, solvents, automotive fluids, lead acid and rechargeable batteries, pool chemicals, and darkroom chemicals, aerosol cans (not empty), propane and helium cylinders, small quantities of asbestos (wetted, double bagged and sealed with duct tape-100 pound limit), driveway sealant, roofing tar, fluorescent bulbs, PCB-ballasts, mercury thermometers and switches, household cleaning products, muriatic acid.

Not accepted is latex paint, explosive or highly reactive such as picric acid or nitro compounds, also will not be accepted.

These events are for residential household waste. Businesses are not permitted to attend these disposal events. Businesses can visit the permanent facility in Mount Olive by appointment only.

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