The first of eight 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and E-Waste (Electronic Waste) Collection day for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, and will be held at the Old Bethpage Solid Waste Disposal Complex, located at 101 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Road, in Old Bethpage according to Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone.

“The S.T.O.P. program has become a great source of pride for the Town for over 30 years,” Councilman Macagnone said. “Residents can take the opportunity to use each of these collection dates for hazardous waste opportunity to discard potentially harmful materials in a guaranteed safe manner. One of the top priorities for the Oyster Bay Town Board is the protection of our environment, a vital component to our water supply. Each year, the S.T.O.P program makes significant progress towards ensuring that goal.”

The hours for hazardous waste collection are from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Town’s Solid Waste Complex. For more information on the S.T.O.P. program, call 677-5943 or visit www.oysterbaytown.com.