Saturday: Washington Environmental Council holding Household Hazardous Waste Day

LITCHFIELD COUNTY— Residents of Washington, Brookfield, Sherman, Warren, New Milford, Bridgewater, Roxbury, or Kent, safely dispose of items for free during Household Hazardous Waste Day.

Drop off is Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at John Pettibone School in New Milford.

This annual event is sponsored by the above mentioned towns in an effort to reduce local environmental dangers and encourage proper disposal of commonly mishandled substances, a release said.

Please bring proof of residency. This opportunity is only available to individuals and not for businesses or institutions at this time. Please label all items or bring them in their original packaging. For more information and a list of accepted items please visit Washington Environmental Council’s website at Washington Environmental Council.

Lauren Y. Hoskins by emailing