East Baton Rouge hosts Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day event

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — An event on LSU’s campus allowed East Baton Rouge residents an opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous materials on Saturday. 

Mayor Broom says, “It is important that our residents take advantage of this resource to help maintain a safe and clean environment. Each year, Baton Rouge residents safely dispose of approximately 130 tons of household hazardous materials through these collection events, helping us to reduce waste, prevent pollution in our local environment, and support a brighter, more sustainable community in East Baton Rouge Parish.”

For more information and a list of accepted materials at the event, visit brla.gov/recycle or contact the City-Parish Recycling Office (225) 389-5194.

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