Household waste collection days were announced for two locations in Texas County.

A hazardous waste collection day is Saturday in Houston.

Sponsored by the South Central Solid Waste Management District, the 9 a.m. to noon event on Grand Avenue south of city hall includes free collection of old computers, microwaves and televisions.

Several other items will be taken:

•Paints — Latex, oil based and aerosol cans

•Used motor oil and antifreeze.

•Rechargeable, vehicle and button batteries.

•Pesticides and herbicides

The day is for households only; no businesses. No containers larger than five gallons will be accepted.

Summersville will host a pickup day on Aug. 28 on the square in front of city hall.

Persons with large quantities should call ahead at 417-932-5345.

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