The Escambia County Waste Services Department will host the next Regional Roundup tomorrow, Saturday, May 23 from 8 a.m. until noon across from the Naval Hospital located at 6000 W. Highway 98. Please see the below map for directions to the drop-off. Regional Roundup events provide an opportunity to properly dispose of electronics, household hazardous waste and up to four tires per vehicle, free of charge.
Proof of Escambia County residency is required to participate in Regional Roundup, such as a driver's license, power bill or voter registration card. This is a residential drop-off program only; no commercial waste accepted. Simply drive up and materials will be unloaded for you – no need to get out of your vehicle.
Participants of the Regional Roundup are requested to:
- Please follow onsite staff guidance on flow of traffic to allow proper work crew distancing.
- Stay inside your vehicle during the event process while onsite, staff will offload items.
- If possible bring items in the trunk, rear cargo area or truck bed for staff’s easy access and offloading.
- Bring and wear personal protective equipment as needed from home. Staff will wear PPE, but are not be able to supply PPE for participants
Items accepted include:
- Computers (monitors, terminals, keyboards and mice)
- Printers and copiers
- TVs and remotes
- DVD players
- Gaming systems
- Fax machines
- Stereo systems
- Cell phones and telephones
- Paint (up to 20 gallons)
- Fuel (up to 10 gallons)
- Waste oil (up to five gallons)
- Fluorescent lights (up to 10 lights)
- Tires (up to four per vehicle)
- Oil filters
- Lubricants and greases
- Batteries (rechargeable, lithium, computer, cell phone, etc.)
- Auto, marine and motorcycle batteries
- Propane bottles
- Pool cleaners
- Household cleaners
Items NOT accepted include:
- Commercial waste
- Electronics that have been gutted
- Appliances, including fans and air conditioners
- Household garbage
- Yard debris or limbs
- Scrap metal
- Medical waste
- Furniture and mattresses
- Building materials (concrete, bricks, blocks, roofing, drywall or lumber)
HHW items can cause injury if handled improperly. These items will usually have a warning or cautionary statement on their labels, such as flammable, corrosive, poisonous or toxic and include items such as swimming pool chemicals, cleaners, drain openers, paint and paint products, fuels, gases, lawn and garden chemicals, aerosol cans and automotive repair and maintenance products.
For more information about Regional Roundup events or proper disposal of waste, contact the Escambia County Waste Services Department at 850-937-2160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.