Wednesday, August 16, 2023 FREE Multi-Day Marine Flares Collection Event for West Contra Costa County Boaters/Residents July 28, 2023 Email Marine flares contain hazardous and toxic chemicals that pose risks to human health and our environment. A special FREE collection event for unwanted and expired flares is being held for boaters and residents* of West Contra Costa County. Cities include: El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo, Richmond, El Sobrante, Kensington, Crockett, Port Costa, Rodeo, and unincorporated West Contra Costa County. TYPES OF MARINE FLARES THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED These are the types of marine flares that will be accepted during this event: Hand-held flares Aerial flares Smoke signals WHEN Bring your flares anytime during the dates and timeframes listed below (drop-off available during the hours open at the HHW facility): Wed, August 16, 2023 9AM-4PM Thur, August 17, 2023 9AM-4PM Fri, August 18, 2023 9AM-4PM Sat, August 19, 2023 9AM-4PM Wed, August 23, 2023 9AM-4PM Thur, August 24, 2023 9AM-4PM Fri, August 25, 2023 9AM-4PM Sat, August 26, 2023 9AM-4PM Wed, August 30, 2023 9AM-4PM Thur, August 31, 2023 9AM-4PM Fri, September 1, 2023 9AM-4PM Sat, September 2, 2023 9AM-4PM Wed, September 6, 2023 9AM-4PM Thur, September 7, 9AM-4PM Fri, September 8, 2023 9AM-4PM Sat, September 9, 2023 9AM-4PM Wed, September 13, 2023 9AM-4PM Thur, September 14, 9AM-4PM Fri, September 15, 2023 9AM-4PM Sat, September 16, 2023 9AM-4PM WHERE Bring your expired and unwanted flares to this location: West Contra Costa County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801 COST This is a free collection event. There is no cost to you. DISCOUNTED REUSABLE FLARES If you are a resident of West Contra Costa County, get a discount on a reusable marine flare at this customized link below: https://siriussignal.com/cpsc-west-contra-costa-county/ RESOURCES LINK TO EVENT POSTCARD *Proof of residence is required. Event organized in partnership with the California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC), and funded by the CalRecycle HD-37 Grant.