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
• 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.