April 7: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 3131 O St. (south parking lot).

May 5: Star City Shores parking lot, 4375 S. 33rd Court.

Sept. 8: Walmart parking lot, 87th and Nebraska 2.

 Oct. 6: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 3131 O St. (south parking lot).


Accepted items include pesticides, lawn and garden chemicals, household cleaning products, paint thinners, stains, polishes and waxes, turpentine, oil-based paint, pool-cleaning chemicals, flea and tick powders, rodent poison, charcoal starter fluids, mixed or old gasoline, brake or power-steering fluids, and items containing mercury such as CFLs and thermometers. A complete list of accepted items is available at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: household).

Items not accepted include latex paint, motor oil, antifreeze, fertilizers, gas grill cylinders, medicines and pharmaceutical waste, electronics and batteries. For information on recycling these items, check the “Waste Reduction and Recycling Guide” at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: recycle guide). No business waste will be accepted.

The events are free to Lincoln and Lancaster County residents. Donations are accepted.