MILTON — Santa Rosa County will host Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day in October.

The event — 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 at the Santa Rosa County South Service Center, 5819 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Midway — allows residents to dispose of household hazardous waste at no charge without having to drive to the Central Landfill in Milton.

Up to five regular car or truck tires per vehicle are accepted for the first time at the event. Up to five gallons for each of these items will be accepted:


Antifreeze, oil and gasoline
Paint and solvents
Lubricants and grease
Pesticides and fertilizers
Pool cleaners and household cleaners
Oil filters
Batteries and battery backups
Five-gallon propane bottles
Computers and typewriters
Printers, copiers, fax machines and DVD/DVR players
Fluorescent light bulbs
Fire extinguishers

Amnesty Day is made possible by Santa Rosa County in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Okaloosa County Environmental Office.

Contact 981-7135 for more information.