All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile makes a stop in Covington.
From Sept. 6-8, the Wastemobile will be in the parking lot of the Covington Fred Meyer, 16735 SE 272nd St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Residents can drop off household hazardous waste items including pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive products (oil, antifreeze, auto batteries, etc.), fluorescent bulbs/tubes and other items without a charge. The service is pre-paid through garbage and sewer utility fees.