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Hazardous Waste Day Postponed Until Spring

Westport’s Public Works Department announced today that the Oct. 3 Household Hazardous Waste Day has been postponed until the Spring. “We apologize for any inconvenience,” the announcement said.

In the meantime, residents with household hazardous waste may check the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) website for disposal options. They may also dispose of their hazardous waste for a fee by contacting Clean Harbors at (860) 583-8917, according to the announcement.

The announcement reminded residents that the Westport Transfer Station at 300 Sherwood Island Connector accepts most types of latex and oil paints, antifreeze, motor oil, batteries of any type, fluorescent bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs, and electronics. The Transfer Station is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m., and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon.

For further information, contact the Public Works Department at (203) 341-1120.

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