City of Tampa Household Chemical and Electronics Collection this Saturday ?? Upcoming collection day is Saturday, June 8, 2013

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The 2013 City of Tampa Household Chemical and Electronics Collection event for residential customers will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tampa Fire and Police Academy located at 116 S. 34th Street, Tampa, FL 33605.

This event provides residential customers with the opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted chemicals and electronics. Materials accepted at the collection site include: paints and solvents; used motor oil; automotive products; pool chemicals; mercury-containing devices, such as fluorescent light bulbs and thermometers; lawn, garden and household chemicals; and electronics including computer monitors, printers, CPUs, keyboards, televisions, DVD players, VCRs and cell phones.

Only residential waste will be accepted.

The City will not accept any explosive, radioactive, or biomedical wastes at the collection site.

Please contact the City of Tampa Utility Services Customer Care at (813) 348-1111 or visit the website at

For additional information, please contact Tonja M. Brickhouse, Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management Director, at (813) 348-1146 or via e-mail at