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Landfill - Prohibited Items
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Federal and State Regulations have specified the following types of wastes that CANNOT be buried at the Zemel Road Landfill and they cannot be mixed in with your garbage.

Used Motor Oil & Filters:
We accept small quantities from businesses at our Used Oil Storage Tank Area. Households can recycle their used motor oil and filters through our curbside program.

Lead-Acid Batteries:
We will accept Lead-Acid Batteries from businesses at our Battery Storage Area. Households can recycle these batteries through our curbside program.

Rechargeable Batteries [Nickel Cadmium and Small Sealed Lead-Acid Batteries]:
We accept small quantities from businesses at our Scale Building. Households can recycle these batteries at our Household Hazardous Waste Collection sites.

Mercury Devices [Thermostats, Thermometers and similar mercury containing products]: Businesses must secure a hazardous waste hauler to properly handle and dispose of these materials. Households can recycle these Mercury Devices at our Household Hazardous Waste collection sites.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs:
Businesses must secure a hazardous waste hauler to properly handle and dispose of these materials. Households can recycle these bulbs at our Household Hazardous Waste Collection sites.

Hazardous Wastes [Corrosives, Ignitable, Reactive are EPA Listed Wastes and Bio-Medical Wastes]:
Businesses must secure a hazardous or bio-medical waste hauler to properly handle and dispose of these materials. Households can take their hazardous waste and used hypodermic needles to our Household Hazardous Waste Collection sites.

Unknown Liquid Waste:
Drums must be empty and have holes punctured in them.

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