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Posted on: March 3, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Spring Cleaning? Dispose of Forgotten Chemicals Properly!

Many chemicals used in the home like cleaners, paints, pesticides and automotive products may be hazardous to people, pets or our environment. These should not be thrown in the regular trash or dumped in sewers or storm drains. Unwanted chemicals can be dispose of for FREE at one of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County's seven Home Chemical and Recycling Facilities.

• West Palm Beach
Home Chemical and Recycling Center
6161 N. Jog Road in West Palm Beach
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Saturday is self-serve drop-off containers only)

• Delray Beach – West
Southwest County Transfer Station
13400 South State Road 7 in Delray Beach, FL 33446
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Saturday is self-serve drop-off containers only)

• Delray Beach – East (unattended)
South County Transfer Station
1901 SW 4th Ave. in Delray Beach
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• Jupiter (unattended)
North County Transfer Station
14185 Military Trail (SWA Road) in Jupiter
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• Royal Palm Beach (unattended)
West Central Transfer Station
9743 Process Drive (previously Fairgrounds Road) in Royal Palm Beach
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• Lantana (unattended)
Central County Transfer Station
1810 Lantana Road in Lantana, 33462
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

• Belle Glade (unattended)
Glades Regional Transfer Station
1701 State Road 15 in Belle Glade
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m - 12: p.m.

Remember, pollution prevention starts at home. For more information call 561-697-2700 or 866-SWA-INFO (toll-free) to learn more about the Solid Waste Authority’s Home Chemical and Recycling Facilities. Also, visit our Public Works webpage where information about Hazardous Waste can be found.

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