Escambia County's latest Regional Roundup event collected more than 14 tons of household hazardous waste, electronics and tires to be properly disposed of free of charge for Escambia County residents.
The event was hosted by the Escambia County Waste Services Department Saturday, March 9 at Bailey Middle School, with 324 participants dropping off items totaling 14.6 tons, or 29,201 pounds.
During Regional Roundup, Escambia County residents brought about 18,361 pounds of household hazardous waste such as latex and oil-based paint, pesticides, pool chemicals, automotive oils and other household chemicals. End-of-life electronic items totaling 7,740 pounds were collected, along with 155 tires totaling 3,100 pounds.
Regional Roundup drop-off events are held multiple times per year, providing an opportunity for Escambia County residents to properly dispose of electronics, household hazardous waste and up to four tires per vehicle, free of charge.
Click here for more information about Regional Roundup events or proper disposal of waste, or contact the Escambia County Waste Services Department at 850-937-2160.