In the period from October 6 to 28 inclusive, specially marked collection vehicles will again be on the road to accept hazardous waste. This is a convenient way for citizens to dispose of this waste properly.
Waste hazardous to the environment is accepted, the maximum quantity accepted is limited to 100 kg per collection and household. The containers must not weigh more than 20 kg and must not be larger than 20 liters. For laboratory chemicals, concentrates, acids and alkalis, and PCB-containing condensers, the total acceptance quantity is a maximum of 10 kg and 10 liters, respectively, and for cyanides and mercury-containing waste, 1 kg and 1 liter, respectively. Solar thermal fluid and antifreeze from solar systems can usually be returned via the installer. The maximum amount of waste that can be returned free of charge to the mobile hazardous waste collection point for private households is 20 liters.
Liquid hazardous waste must not be mixed with each other and should, if possible, be delivered to the collection vehicle in the original container with appropriate labeling. Under no circumstances may they be disposed of down the toilet or drain. The containers must be tightly closed, they will be disposed of with. Since all dealers are legally obligated to take back used oil in the amount of the fresh oil sold, used oils are not accepted. Used medicines from private households, on the other hand, can be handed in without packaging in small quantities.
In addition to hazardous waste, small electrical appliances up to a maximum volume of 10 liters can also be handed in. No edge length may exceed 50 cm. Televisions and monitors as well as all large appliances - e.g. stoves, washing machines, dryers, microwaves, extractor hoods, ironing machines, lawn mowers - are generally excluded from acceptance via the mobile collection. They can be delivered free of charge in household quantities to the waste disposal facilities of the district or disposed of via the bulky waste collection / depots of the cities and municipalities.
Neon tubes and energy-saving lamps are accepted up to a maximum quantity of 10 pieces. In larger quantities, they can also be handed in free of charge at the waste disposal facilities of the Waldeck-Frankenberg district. Commercial waste producers with a quantity of more than 50 lamps to be handed in please contact commercial collection points.
Hazardous waste must be handed in personally to protect playing children; under no circumstances may it be left unattended at the collection points. In order to ensure a smooth process, it is requested that you do not park your own motor vehicle at the collection point for the mobile hazardous waste unit and that you keep the access roads clear. Please wear personal protective equipment, consisting of gloves and sturdy shoes, as well as mouth and nose protection when making deliveries.
Small quantities of hazardous waste from private households can be handed in free of charge. A disposal fee of 7 euros per kilogram is charged to craft enterprises, small businesses, service companies or from the administrative sector.
Note: In the municipality of Allendorf (Eder), the location of the hazardous waste mobile has been moved to the market area in Battenfeld.