New Yorkers had the chance to dispose of harmful items in their homes, such as old motor oil or medical syringes, at a safe disposal collection Saturday in Bronx.
The city sanitation department collected harmful household products, such as solvents, automotive fluids, flammables, and certain electronics in the sanitation department’s station in the parking lot of Orchard Beach.
If you missed the safe disposal event
The next sanitation department collection event is about two weeks later, Sunday, May 20, on West 120 Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan.
What can you bring next time?
How to package items for collection
The sanitation department advises people to:
For more information, including a full list of products that officials collect, visit the sanitation department’s website here.