-At Your Door-WM-CLW
Service Technician Johnny Lewis, picks up hazardous waste from the home of
David J. Archacki, emergency management /utilities director for the City of Wilton Manors. The city’s environmentally friendly option for the convenient, curbside collection of household hazardous waste such as paint, motor oil, and pool and garden chemicals is offered through Waste Management, the city’s environmental services provider, through its At Your Door program.
Wilton Manors is the first city in Broward County to offer its residents this service.
Residents in single family homes can contact the service (website: wmatyourdoor.com; email: wmatyourdoor.com or phone: 1-800-449-7587) at least seven days prior to the Collection Day which is the third Wednesday of the month. A Collection Kit is then sent to the resident. Acceptable materials include paint products, automotive products, garden and pool chemicals, household cleaners, household and vehicle batteries, fluorescent tubes and CFL bulbs, and consumer electronics.
The Collection Bag is then picked up from the front of the home on the third Wednesday of the month. Materials are taken to an appropriate facility to be sorted and sent for recycling or proper disposal.
Photo by CandaceWest.com