By: Chris Brunner
Coral Springs residents can drop off certain household hazardous waste, such as paint, electronics, and fluorescent lights on the first Saturday of every month at the Waste Transfer Station at the end of Wiles Road at NW 126 Avenue.
The next date available for drop off is Saturday, July 5. Residents may drop off items from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and they will need two forms of ID showing their Coral Springs address.
Other dates available for drop-off at the Waste Transfer Station include:
• Saturday, August 2
• Monday, September 1
• Saturday, September 6
• Saturday, October 4
• Saturday, November 1
• Saturday, December 6
The cities of Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, Tamarac, Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach have also established a cooperative agreement that will allow City residents several opportunities to dispose the full range of materials at special one-day events throughout the year.
Residents may drop off items from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Upcoming events are:
• August 2, Fort Lauderdale, 2201 NW 9 Avenue (Mills Pond Park)
• September 13, Coconut Creek, 4800 W. Copans Road
• November 8, Pompano Beach, 1660 NE 10 Street
• December 6, Tamarac, 6011 Nob Hill Road
Remember, residents are not allowed to drop off items at Broward County’s Hazardous Waste Disposal. If you have any questions, please call Public Works at 954-344-1165.
Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Coral Springs Talk. CST was created in 2012 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Coral Springs, Parkland and the rest of South Florida.