The Carteret County Solid Waste Division is encouraging residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials at an upcoming collection event, according to a news release.
The event is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Carteret County Health Department parking lot on Bridges Street in Morehead City. You can dispose of small quantities of waste products such as cooking oil, automotive fluids, lawn and gardening pesticides, batteries, and paint. Materials such as infectious waste, solvents, gas cylinders, commercial waste, radioactive waste, and explosives are prohibited. This is a drive-thru event available to Carteret County residents only with proof of residency. For more information about this event, or to find out about future collection events, you can visit