State Patrol hosts free haz-mat disposal in Bremerton

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

PORT ORCHARD — The Washington State Patrol is hosting a no-fee hazardous materials disposal day in Kitsap County on Sunday, March 17 for those with unwanted items in need of disposal.

The state patrol said is receives several calls weekly from individuals seeking to dispose of miscellaneous hazardous materials such as ammunition and fireworks with limited resources to respond on a case by case basis. To cater to the needs of those individuals, the WSP has scheduled four hours on March 17 to accept such materials at the district headquarters in Bremerton.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Washington State Patrol headquarters, 4811 Werner Way in Bremerton.

These items will be accepted at the event: ammunition; expired and/or damaged marine flares; expired and/or damaged road flares; consumer-grade fireworks and reloading powders. The following items will not be accepted: homemade bombs of any kind; homemade pipe bombs; sparkler bombs and military ordinance items of any kind. If you are in possession of any such items, please call 911. Household chemicals and paints are not among the accepted items.

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