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The Authority’s 1st Waste Day Is Nigh

DEERFIELD TWP. — The first of three Authority Household Hazardous Waste and Document Shredding events will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at the Cumberland County Solid Waste Complex, 169 Jesse Bridge Road.
Household hazardous waste is toxic, flammable, corrosive, or reactive materials, and should only be disposed at Household Hazardous Waste events. Proper disposal is imperative for a clean environment and to avoid illnesses. Document shredding is important for personal records and financial documents that should be destroyed appropriately to prevent identity theft. For items that are considered hazardous material, Cumberland County residents may safely dispose of them at any of the free Household Hazardous Waste and Document Shredding days sponsored by The Authority, in conjunction with the City of Millville, the Landis Sewerage Authority, and the Cumberland County Utilities Authority.
Accepted items are gasoline, kerosene, pesticides and herbicides, used motor oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid, car batteries, cleaning chemicals, fuel oil, oil-based paints, turpentine/thinners, televisions, electronics, fluorescent bulbs, and propane tanks.
There is a limit to the items that will be accepted and residents are encouraged to visit The Authority’s website at the for full list of accepted items.
Freon, CFCs/refrigerators, air conditioners, coolers, tires, concrete, and wood are NOT accepted at Household Hazardous Waste events. Residents can properly dispose of them at the Solid Waste Complex for a fee. Also not accepted is latex paint, as it is water-based and non-hazardous. Regarding electronics, residents can dispose of electronics at any time at their local municipal drop-off centers. Information can be found at
This service is restricted to Cumberland County residents only and is free of charge. Proper ID is required at registration. Businesses (including home-based businesses), institutions, non-profits and non-county residents are not eligible for participation and should contact appropriate companies for hazardous waste disposal and document shredding. Call 825-3700. Other scheduled dates are June 10 and Sept. 16. Call 825-3700 ext. 1270 for more information.