Anti-freeze, automobile batteries, dehumidifiers, motor oil, propane gas tanks and some other types of hazardous materials are accepted at the Highways and Bridges Department, 41 Myrtle Street, Shelton. Ammunition is accepted at the Police Department, Wheeler Avenue, Shelton.

Paint, flammable fuels, herbicides, insecticides, mercury thermometers, florescent light bulbs, computer equipment and other types of hazardous materials, which require special handling and disposal, are accepted only during Hazardous Waste Day collections that are scheduled during the year. The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is scheduled for Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 41 Myrtle St.