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Volunteers Needed for Oct. 5 Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Posted Date: 9/5/2013 3:30 PM

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection event scheduled for Oct. 5 needs volunteers to help the Brazos Valley Sold Waste Management Agency with traffic control, litter collection and other duties.

Five 2½-hour shifts are available:

  • 6:30 - 9 a.m.
  • 8:30 - 11 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • 12:30 - 3 p.m.
  • 2:30 – 5 p.m.

Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, meal and refreshments. Sign up online at, by email at or call 979.764.6228. The deadline is Sept. 27 at 5 p.m.

The event will be from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Old University Services Building at 3380 University Dr. E. Examples of accepted materials include paint, medications, computers, gasoline, pesticides, herbicides, motor oil, antifreeze, batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs and household cleaning agents.

For a full list of accepted items, visit or call the HHW Hotline at 979-764-3809.