City of New Braunfels to host hazardous waste drop-off

Residents will be able to drop off their household hazardous waste at a city event on Feb. 22. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Residents will be able to drop off their household hazardous waste at a city event on Feb. 22. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Residents will be able to drop off their household hazardous waste at a city event on Feb. 22. (Courtesy Fotolia)

On Feb. 22 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., the city of New Braunfels will host a household hazardous waste drop-off for residents in the City Hall parking lot located at 550 Landa St.

Participants must enter the parking lot from Laurel Lane and must provide a state-issued photo I.D. with their current address to verify residency status.

Accepted items include gasoline, lighter fluid, lead-acid batteries, automotive fluids and filters, laundry bleach and other items that should not be thrown away with regular trash.

For a full list of accepted items, visit www.nbtexas.org/hhw.

When possible, items should be in their original, properly sealed and labeled containers, and participants are encouraged to transport waste in their car’s trunk or truck bed and to avoid mixing items. Trailer loads will not be accepted to keep wait times to a minimum.


Prohibited items include ammunition, explosives, flares, fireworks, compressed natural gas cylinders, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, radioactive materials, commercial waste, tires, trash and electronics.
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels. Prior to CI, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China.



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