Mesa Expands Household Hazardous Materials Facility Hours

~ Mesa, AZ - In an effort to promote safe disposal of hazardous materials, the city of Mesa has announced extended operating hours for their Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) Facility. Located at 2412 N. Center St., the facility will now be open from Wednesday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting July 3.

The HHM facility is equipped to accept a variety of hazardous materials, including fireworks, paints and solvents, automotive fluids, household cleaners, pesticides and fertilizers, batteries, and electronics. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the extended hours to properly dispose of these items and avoid potential hazards.

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Improper disposal of hazardous materials can lead to fires in collection vehicles or at waste facilities and pose serious environmental health risks. The city's Solid Waste Director, Sheri Collins, emphasized that the extended hours were a direct response to community feedback.

"We recognize the need for more flexible drop-off times and are pleased to provide additional hours of service," said Collins.

It is important to note that the HHM facility will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day but will reopen at 7 a.m. on Friday, July 5. For more information on acceptable items and proper disposal methods at the Household Hazardous Materials Facility, residents can visit

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