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Sumter County residents invited to drop off electronics and hazardous waste this Saturday

The popular Amnesty Day home electronics and hazardous waste drop-off will take place Saturday, November 4 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Lake Okahumpka Park, 6085 E SR 44, Wildwood. Sumter County residents can drop off the waste free of charge.

Nearly 340 Sumter County residents participated in the last Amnesty Day held at the Sumter County Public Works office in Bushnell on August 26, 2023. Residents dropped off nearly 35,000 pounds of recycled material along with nearly 12,000 pounds of hazardous material. So far in 2023, nearly residents dropped off nearly 90,000 pounds of recycled material and nearly 55,000 pounds of hazardous material.

Items accepted include automotive fluids and batteries, herbicides, propane tanks up to 25 pounds, cleaners, household electronics (TVs, VCRs, computers, etc.), rechargeable household batteries, latex and oil paints, solvents, pool chemicals among others. 

Please DO NOT bring:

1. Biological/infectious waste

2. Explosives

3. Radioactive waste

4. Empty paint cans

5. Tires 

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This information was originally provided by Sumter County.