Mesa residents can get rid of household hazardous waste April 14, when the city will collect a wide range of substances.

The free event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon at the Center Street Facility, 2412 N. Center St.

The city will accept paint, pool chemicals, smoke detectors, adhesives, antifreeze, gasoline and propane tanks, mercury, up to five automotive tires, fuel additives, aerosol cans, motor oil, batteries, pesticides, transmission fluid, fluorescent light bulbs, and prescription and non-prescription drugs.

Up to two appliances will be accepted. Collected materials will be recycled, reused or disposed of in an environmentally responsible way.

The city will not collect industrial waste, radioactive material, explosives, large truck tires or trash. For more information, call (480) 644-2221 or visit www.mesarecycles.org.

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