Collect all your unwanted chemicals, poisons, toxics, cleaners, stains, latex paints, automotive cleaners and supplies, fluorescent bulbs, car batteries and mercury containing products and get rid of them at the 2013 Pueblo County Hazardous Waste Collection Day for a $5 entrance fee per vehicle.
Saturday, May 11, 2013 8:00am - 1:00pm
Colorado State Fairgrounds (Gate 3 - westbound Mesa Avenue)
Additional fees for electronics, freon containing items and tires.
For more information call:
Pueblo City County Health Department's
Recycle Hotline (719) 583-4924.
Free Clean-Up Day
at the Southside Landfill
Open to Pueblo City Residents ONLY!
Pick-up trucks and cars with solid waste, trash, and yard trimmings are free. Trailers are charged 40% off the posted gate rate. NO HAZARDOUS materials/liquids, electronics, tires or freon items allowed.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 8:00am - 1:00pm
Southside Landfill Hwy 78 West (past Imperial Gardens)
PHHI still needs your help to collect information on healthy homes issues that every day citizens are dealing with. Please print and fill out the following Assessment Tool, then bring it to our office, 301 N Main St., Ste. 101 Pueblo CO 81003, to recieve your FREE Integrated Pest Management Starter Kit.
Test your home for radon gas and find out what level you are being exposed to. Pueblo, Fremont, Custer and Otero County residents in Colorado may stop by our office and pick up a FREE short-term radon test kit.
M-TH between the hours of 10:00am to 3:00pm.
(If you are outside of those counties visit www.sosradon.org)
WHAT WE OFFER
CCAP-ERA provides public presentations on all of the following HealthyHomes issues:
Healthy Homes "7 Keep Its"
If your organization would like a presentation, any where from 15 minutes to one hour long, please contact us at (719)214-9215.
Free short-term radon test kits are available to all Custer, Fremont, Pueblo and Otero County residents. To pick up a free test kit please visit our office, 301 N Main St., Ste. 101, M-TH from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment.
Mercury Thermostat Exchange Program
Free thermostat exchange program to all low-income Pueblo County residents, landlords, non-profit organizations and small local businesses. Project will run from August 1, 2012 to June 29, 2013. ALL thermostats will be replaced with a programmable thermostat and installed by a local licensed electrician at no cost.
STEP 1: Take the cover off of your thermostat and verify that it containes mercury.
STEP 2: Verify what type of heating system is in the house (A very limited number of boiler systems will be allowed).
STEP 3: Call the CCAP-ERA hotline to sign up for the program.
Our bi-lingual (Spanish and English) promotora, NEHA-NRPP certified in both radon measurement and mitigation, lead renovation and as a Healthy Homes Specialist, answers questions on all aspects of indoor air quality. Call (719)252-6258 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
CCAP-ERA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. If you have a civil rights question regarding our work, please contact our civil rights coordinator, Margaret Barber, at 719-252-6258.