“Tox-Away Tuesday” expansion proposed to include Saturdays

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – The Allen County Department of Environmental Management (ACDEM) announced its working to expand its “Tox-Away Tuesday” program.

If the City of Fort Wayne approves the expansion, the program will operate on six Saturdays in addition to the regular schedule.

The dates for the expanded service would be:

  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1
  • August 3
  • September 7
  • October 12

The Saturday hours would be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ACDEM’s HHW facility on Carroll Road. Fees would remain the same.

Allen County Commissioners will vote on the expansion this Friday, February 22.

“Tox-Away Tuesday” allows for Allen County residents to safely dispose of expired or unwanted household hazardous waste.

Before taking household hazardous waste to the facility, residents are encouraged to try the following options:

  • Reduce waste by buying only what you need.
  • Purchase non-toxic options.
  • Share leftovers with family, friends and neighbors.


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