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County to Hold Toxic and E-Waste Collection Saturday

 A Free LA County Hazardous & E-Waste Roundup is being held Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Bell City Yard, the county department of public works has announced.

County residents can safely discard household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, home-generated sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles, universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste (e-waste) such as TVs and monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos, and cell phones at the event.

The Bell City Yard is located at 5320 Gage Ave., Bell. (off River Drive). For more information, call County of LA Dept. of Public Works at 1(888) CLEAN LA or go to www.888CleanLA.com, contact LA County Sanitation Districts at 1 (800) 238-0172 or www.lacsd.org.