Get rid of those hard to dump items at Tox Away Day

(WTHI Photo) Tox Away Day in Vigo County.
(WTHI Photo) Tox Away Day in Vigo County.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – If you live in Vigo County and you need to get rid of some unwanted household items, listen up!

The Vigo Solid Waste Management District is holding its annual Tox Away Day and White Goods Collection Day.

It’s a one-day event aimed at helping you get rid of items like paints, fluorescent light bulbs, old refrigerators and water heaters.

It’ll take place Saturday, September 17th at the Vigo County Fairgrounds from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.

You’ll have to show proof of residency to leave your items behind.

Acceptable Items

Oil Based Paint Polishes
Solvents Aerosol Cans
Stains Degreasers
Varnishes Fungicides
Thinners Gasoline
Preservatives Photography Chemicals
Glues/Adhesives Mercury
Pesticides Fluorescent Bulbs
Herbicides Refrigerators
Pool Chemicals Air Conditioners
Fertilizers Dehumidifiers
Insecticides Freezers
Engine Cleaners Washers &/or Dryers
Pet Care Products Water Heaters
Deodorizers Stoves
Disinfectants Anti-Freeze
Drain/Oven Cleaners Motor Oil
Turpentine Oil Filters



Unacceptable Items
Latex Paint Agribusiness
Batteries Tires
Fire Extinguishers Commercial Waste
Industrial Waste Gas Cylinders
Smoke Detectors


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