Dispose of your hazardous household waste safely and at no cost on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Burnet County-sponsored event is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Reuse and Recycle Center, 2411 FM 963 about 2 miles east of U.S. 281 in Burnet.
The waste collection is for Burnet County residents only. No industrial or commercial waste allowed.
Accepted items are:
lead-acid and rechargeable batteries
used motor oil and oil filters
latex and oil-based paint
TVs (no consoles)
Items NOT accepted are:
containers larger than 5 gallons
medical and pharmaceutical items
Also, residents may dispose of up to 10 tires, 24 inches or less, for free. Each tire over the limit is $3. No rims.
Chemicals, paints, and oils must be in the original containers.
The county will hold a Batteries, Oil, Paint, Antifreeze, Tires, and Electronics (BOPATE) collection in April 2023. Items are limited to the materials in the name.