The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has a series of Household Hazardous Waste Round-ups coming up in April.
Hazardous waste is material that is labelled corrosive, poisonous, ignitable or toxic. Examples include adhesives, paint thinners, chemicals, cleaners, mercury, antifreeze, herbicides, pesticides, paint, oils, and gasoline. This material should never be put into the garbage.
The event is for residential waste only. Business and commercial hazardous waste will not be accepted.
The Household Hazardous Roundups will take place at the following sites, on the following dates and times:
• 70 Mile
• Blue River
• Heffley Creek
• Logan Lake
• Louis Creek
• Lower Nicola
• South Thompson
Saturday, April 23
• Cache Creek — Visitors Information
Parking Lot, 9 a.m.-
Saturday, June 11
• Kamloops —
Mission Flats Landfill 10 a.m.-3 p.m.