Beaufort News

Hazardous material drop-off planned May 12

Residents can dispose of unwanted cleaning products, harmful chemicals, and expired or leftover medications at a household hazardous-materials and medicine cleanup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12 at the Beaufort County Public Works Facility on Shanklin Road.

Among items that will be accepted are cleaning materials, batteries, paints, turpentine, antifreeze, oil, gas, tires, insecticides, poisons, photo and hobby chemicals, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs of all types, propane tanks, and any other products that have labels containing the word: "warning," "danger" or "caution."