Hazardous waste, electronics collection set

From staff reports

Venango County is sponsoring a collection of household hazardous waste and electronics from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 28 in the rear parking lot of Cranberry Mall.

The collection is open to all Venango County residents.

Attendees must pre-register with the collection vendor, Environmental Coordination and Services, prior to the day of the event. Pre-registration may be done online at ECSR.net or by calling 866-815-0016.

Costs for disposal:

– 87 cents per pound on household hazardous waste, such as paints, chemicals, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, etc.

– 45 cents per pound on TVs and monitors.

– 52 cents per pound on small freon-containing devices.

– 25 cents per pound on all other electronics, such as laptops, printers, microwaves, cellphones, stereos, etc.

For more information, call Erik Johnson at 432-9684 or send an email to ejohnson@co.venango.pa.us.