Aitkin County will hold its only hazardous waste collection of the year Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Aitkin County Recycling Center, 36498, 36326 400th Ave., Aitkin.

What the collection will take:

• Solvents, paints and paint-related products

• Home and garden pesticides

• Glues, adhesives and hobby supplies

• Acids, bases (caustics) and pool chemicals

• Button and rechargeable batteries

• Fluorescent tubes

• Aerosol cans

What will not be accepted:

• Business waste

• Recyclables

• Computers and TVs

• Alkaline batteries and auto batteries

• Used motor oil, oil filters, explosives or compressed gas

• Radioactive material

• Empty containers or paint cans, tires, etc.

For more information, call Aitkin County Environmental Services at 218-927-7342.

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