POSTED: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 7:59pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 8:14pm
Tyler — The Tyler Solid Waste Department is hosting a paint recycling event on Saturday, May 19 for Tyler residents who have old and partially used buckets of paint to be disposed of.
Residents may bring their cans of paint to the Solid Waste employee parking lot in the 400 block of N. Bois D’Arc Avenue, between 8 a.m. and noon on May 19. Solid Waste employees and technicians will be on hand to unload vehicles and ensure the paint is handled responsibly. Residents may bring up to 25 gallons of oil-based or latex paint per household.
“We want to give Tyler residents a chance to dispose of paint in a safe and environmentally friendly manner,” said Keep Tyler Beautiful Board Chair Phyllis Carlyle, “This is a great opportunity to get rid of those leftover paint cans that so many of us have sitting around the garage after a project.”
The Solid Waste Department is asking that residents not bring epoxy or aerosol paints. Residents are asked to bring a current water bill and their driver’s license to show proof of residency. No professional or commercial painters please.
The Solid Waste employee parking lot is located just north of the intersection of W. Locust Street and N. Bois D’Arc Avenue, near the bus station.
This event is sponsored by Keep Tyler Beautiful, the City of Tyler Solid Waste Department and Greenwood Farms Landfill (an Allied Waste Company).
For more information please contact Gary Lynch by phone at (903) 531-1388 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .