Code Enforcement and City employees will supervise the project to ensure that improper wastes are not disposed of. All brush, metal and other debris must be separated before it will be accepted.
Listed are some hazardous wastes that will not be accepted. They include but are not limited to: bug sprays, fungicide, herbicide, insecticide, rat poison, weed killers, floor care products, furniture polish, metal polish, automatic transmission fluid, battery acid, batteries, brake fluid, car wax solvent, dry cleaning solvents, fiberglass epoxy, gun-cleaning solvents, lighter fluid, mercury batteries, moth balls, oil fire alarms, unmixed photographic chemicals, swimming pool acid, wire, ammunition, solvent based glue, oil based paint, auto paint, model paint, paint thinner, paint stripper, primer, paint brush cleaner with solvent, artist’s paints, turpentine, varnish, wood preservative, cutting oil, motor oils, and other oils.
For more information contact Code Enforcement Officer Chris Carter located in City Hall at (361) 449-1556, or Cindi Robinson, UTB President, at (361) 566-2417 or Diane Geffert, UTB Chairperson, at (361) 449-2529.