Wednesday, October 5, 2022 FREE Multi-Day Marine Flares Collection Event for West Contra Costa County Boaters/Residents August 10, 2022 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, October 5, 2022 9AM-4PM Thu, October 6, 2022 9AM-4PM Fri, October 7, 2022 9AM-4PM Sat, October 8, 2022 9AM-4PM Wed, October 12, 2022 9AM-4PM Thu, October 13, 2022 9AM-4PM Fri, October 14, 2022 9AM-4PM Sat, October 15, 2022 9AM-4PM Wed, October 19, 2022 9AM-4PM Thu, October 20, 2022 9AM-4PM Fri, October 21, 2022 9AM-4PM Sat, October 22, 2022 9AM-4PM Wed, October 26, 2022 9AM-4PM Thu, October 27, 2022 9AM-4PM Fri, October 28, 2022 9AM-4PM Sat, October 29, 2022 9AM-4PM Wed, November 2, 2022 9AM-4PM Thu, November 3, 2022 9AM-4PM Fri, November 4, 2022 9AM-4PM Sat, November 5, 2022 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. RESOURCES LINK TO 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.