The City of Berea will be collecting household hazardous waste, tires, fluorescent bulbs and unusable or outdated electronics from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10.
A Shred Fest will be 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full on Saturday, April 10 only.
Material can be dropped off at the Berea Service Garage, 400 Barrett Road.
This service is for Berea residents only. Proof of residency is required. It is not open to businesses.
These household materials will be accepted:
Oil or solvent-based paint, sealers, primers or coatings (aerosol or liquid), varnishes, polyurethanes, shellacs, paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, caustic household cleaners, pool chemicals, automotive fluids, motor oil, adhesives, roof tar, driveway sealer, kerosene, gasoline, lighter fluid.
Four-foot-long T-8 and T-12 fluorescent light bulbs will be accepted.
Tires from passenger cars also will be accepted. Tires must be 20 inches or less with no rims. There is a limit of two tires per household. No large truck, motorcycle or bicycle tires will be accepted.
These materials will NOT be accepted:
Latex paint, all batteries, explosives, propane tanks, gun powder, ammunition, flares, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, medicine, radioactive waste (smoke detectors), mercury vapor light bulbs or appliances.
Latex paint is comprised mainly of water. It can be solidified by placing cat litter in the can. Once the litter is absorbed, the can may be placed in the blue rubbish container for disposal.
These electronics will be accepted:
Desktops, towers, laptops, computer monitors, keyboards and peripherals, printers, modems, tablets, e-readers, telecom devices, networking equipment, cables, cell phones and video game systems.
NO TELEVISIONS. Residents can put TVs out on the curb for bulk trash collection.
For more information, call the Berea Service Garage at (440) 826-5853 or go to www.cityofberea.org.