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Wastemobile Comes to Bothell, Aug. 31 - Sept. 2

King County residents can dispose of car batteries, oil, paint and other household hazardous waste when the Wastemobile comes to Bothell between Aug. 31 and Sept. 2.

The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of the Seattle Times building in Bothell, located at 19200 120th Ave NE, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Local residents can help safeguard the environment and public health by properly disposing of various household hazardous materials at the Wastemobile, helping to keep them out of drains and landfills.

Created in 1989, the Wastemobile is operated by the King County Solid Waste Division as part of the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, and travels throughout the County from the spring through fall.

Since its creation, the Wastemobile has collected more than 14,000 tons of hazardous household waste from 333,000 residents. 

If you're looking for reusable household products the Wastemobile provides free products to the public, such as oil-based paint, stain and primer, plus wood care and cleaning products. These products are subject to availability, and residents must sign a release form prior to receiving any items.

For more information about hazardous waste disposal, including what materials are acceptable and quantity limits, call the lLcal Hazardous Waste Management Program's Hazards Line at 206-296-4692, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except on holidays. Recorded information is available after hours, or by visiting the Wastemobile website at www.hazwastehelp.org.

--Information from the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

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