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Flood season is coming – seven tips to help you get ready.

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Flood season is coming – Follow these tips to get ready —

Tip #1 :- Safely dispose of unwanted household hazardous products. It’s considered hazardous if it has CAUTION, WARNING, DANGER or POISON on the label (look in the lower left part of the container). Disposal locations here.

Tip # 2 – Computers and TVs often contain hazardous parts. Prevent these from getting into flood waters. If you have any you’re not using, recycle them at one of these locations.

Tip # 3 – Keep your medicines out of the flood waters. Store them in an upper shelf if possible. Safely dispose of any unwanted medicines before flood season. Locations here.

Tip # 4 – Reduce the amount of hazardous products you have on hand. Replace them with the safest products you can find.

Tip # 5 – If safe to do so, store hazardous products on an upper shelf or in a second story area.

Tip # 6 – Keep your household products in their original containers, and make sure they’re tightly closed.

Tip # 7 Sign up for flood warnings.

Duvall hosts Wastemobile Oct 17th – 19th – bring your hazardous waste!

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All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes its one and only stop of the year in Duvall, Oct. 17-19.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with more than 32 million pounds of household hazardous waste collected since 1989, the Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of the River School District headquarters, 15501 NE 1st Ave., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Residents can drop off household hazardous waste items including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products (oil, antifreeze, auto batteries, etc.), fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items without a charge. The service is pre-paid through garbage and sewer utility fees.

The Wastemobile finishes the season in Bothell

Following its stop in Duvall, the Wastemobile stays in north King County and concludes the 2014 traveling schedule with a final stop in Bothell, Oct. 24-26, in the parking lot of the Seattle Times building, 19200 120th Ave. NE.

Wastemobile comes to Duvall, offers free household hazardous waste disposal, Oct. 18-20

Wastemobile free, unused products

Wastemobile offers some free, unused products too

Find upcoming collections and convenient, permanent disposal sites

All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes a stop in Duvall, Oct. 18-20.

The Wastemobile will be at the old Duvall Church at 15510 1st Ave NE, Duvall, WA 98019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Residents can drop off household hazardous waste items including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products (oil, antifreeze, auto batteries, etc.), fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items without a charge. The service is pre-paid through garbage and sewer utility fees.

The Wastemobile goes to Bothell next
Following its stop in Duvall, the Wastemobile will travel to Bothell for a household hazardous waste collection event from Oct. 25-27 in the parking lot of the Seattle Times building, 19200 120th Ave. NE.

About the Wastemobile
Created in 1989, the Wastemobile was the first traveling hazardous waste disposal program in the nation. It is operated by the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program partner, the King County Solid Waste Division, and goes throughout the county from the spring through fall.

Residents help safeguard the environment and public health by properly disposing of the hazardous materials and keeping them out of drains and landfills. During the last 24 years, the Wastemobile has collected more than 16,000 tons of hazardous household waste from 450,000 customers.

The Wastemobile also provides free reusable products to the public, such as oil-based paint, stain and primer, plus wood care and cleaning products. These products are subject to availability, and residents sign a release form prior to receiving the materials.

More disposal solutions: Visit the permanent collection site
For south King County residents, the Auburn Wastemobile, is a convenient alternative for disposing of household hazardous waste. It is located in the northwest parking lot of The Outlet Collection (formerly the Auburn SuperMall), 1101 SuperMall Way, near Sports Authority. It operates every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Qualifying businesses may also use the no cost disposal services. Call or find details at http://www.hazwastehelp.org/BusinessHazWaste.

For more information
For more information about disposal, including acceptable materials and quantity limits, call the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program’s Hazards Line at 206-296-4692, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except holidays. Recorded information is available afterhours, or by visiting the Wastemobile website at http://www.HazWasteHelp.org.

The Wastemobile is one of the services provided by the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program through a partnership of more than 40 city, county and tribal governments working together in King County to reduce threats posed from hazardous materials and wastes.