Free disposal day coming on April 29

Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has given the dates of the upcoming 2017 Free Disposal Days for those who live within the TNRD

Chart shows upcoming Free Disposal Days for 2017.

Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has given the dates of the upcoming 2017 Free Disposal Days for those who live within the TNRD.

The Free Disposal Day at the Clearwater Eco-Depot will be held Saturday, April 29.

Residents may bring one free load per household to their local eco-depot or transfer station on event day.

One load is defined as a maximum of one eight (8) foot pick-up truck box OR one eight (8) foot trailer.

Residents can save money on materials normally charged disposal fees for such as cooling appliances, tires on rim, mattresses, furniture, demolition/construction waste, wood waste, roofing shingles, and household garbage.

The free load on Free Disposal Day applies to residential customers only. Regular disposal fees apply for all business/commercial loads.

Dispose of Household Hazardous Wastes

Household Hazardous Waste Round-ups (HHWR) give residents an opportunity to safely and properly dispose of materials that are toxic, corrosive, reactive or ignitable. Containers may be unlabeled and substances unknown.

Examples include adhesives, paint thinners, chemicals, cleaners, mercury, antifreeze, herbicides, pesticides, paint, oils, and gasoline. The event is for residential waste only. Business and commercial hazardous waste will not be accepted.

Dates, times and locations for HHWR will be:

• Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. – 6p.m. in Cache Creek at Campbell Hill Dr. West on the way to the Cache Creek Transfer Station;

• Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Merritt Civic Centre parking lot; and

• Saturday, June 10: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Kamloops at the Mission Flats Landfill.