The landfill in Palm Beach County is the disposal of last resort. If items are not recycled, or burned to make energy, they end up here. But some items are pulled out for safety or other disposal reasons. Here are some of those items
Propane, helium and Freon cylinders should not be thrown away. Drop them off at one of the seven Home Chemical and Recycling Centers around the county. Find the site closest to you at http://www.swa.org/site/hhw/Collection_Sites/hhw_collection_sites.htm
Propane cylinders should never be thrown away. Take them to one of the seven Home Chemical and Recycling Centers. Find one near you at http://www.swa.org/site/hhw/Collection_Sites/hhw_collection_sites.htm
Be careful what you throw away! This WWII era military compass set off our radiation alarms. It contains Radium Radium was often used as a luminescent paint in things like watches, gauges, and dials to make them easier to read at night.