Do you have some old batteries or paint or fluorescent lights you need to get rid of?   The City of Fort Collins is teaming up with CSU for the "Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event" today until 3 p.m.  Yes, you just have a couple hours to drop your stuff off at the Parking lot at the corner of Lake and College on the CSU Campus.

Drop Off Unwanted Household Chemicals

  • (non-leaking) household batteries
  • paint and pesticides
  • compact fluorescent lights
  • cleaning and automotive products
  • mercury-containing items (thermostat and appliance switches, thermometers, button-shaped batteries)

Items not accepted:

  • Explosives
  • Asbestos
  • Bio-waste (needles, bandages)
  • Pharmaceuticals

Limit of 30 gallons per household.

If you miss out on the collection event today, the city offers some other disposal options.