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Antifreeze

Antifreeze
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Instructions

Dispose of at the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste (ACHHW) Facility.Call your local auto supplier to inquire about antifreeze recycling programs onsite.

Alternatives

Commercially available propylene glycol automotive antifreeze still needs to be disposed of as household hazardous waste, but presents less health risks in the home and garage.

Facts

Antifreeze can acquire additional hazardous metals, such as lead, chromium, or cadmium, during regular use in your automobile. Dumping waste antifreeze is illegal by state and federal law, and punishable by fines of up to $10,000/25,000.

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