Tow-Away Saturday; spring cleaning for chemicals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – If you’ve been holding onto chemicals and hazardous material, you may have a spring cleaning opportunity Saturday.

This Saturday Allen County Department of Environmental Management (ACDEM) will have tox-away Saturday for the second time this year.

The program takes away chemicals and otherwise illegal materials to throw away, something ACDEM’s director, Tom Fox, thinks is important.

About the materials being thrown away, Fox said, “so we’re trying to give people a safe and legal outlet for these materials to be properly disposed of and then get them out of their houses and know that they’re being taken care of properly and they won’t damage the impact of the environment or be a health hazard”