Babylon Village will take part in its 22nd S.T.O.P. program on Sept. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in an effort to prevent dumping of possibly toxic chemicals into the water drainage system.
S.T.O.P., or Stop Throwing Out Pollutants, is a program run with the assistance of the Department of Environmental Control and aims to protect Long Island's life-sustaining underground water supply from chemical contamination.
The village will be collecting a number of different chemicals (listed below) on September 28th at the Village Highway Truck Back on Carlston Place, just off of North Carll Avenue and one block north of Main Street behind the Village Hall.
- Aerosol Cans
- Air Conditioning Refrigerants
- Ammonia and Solid Bowl Cleaners
- Antifreeze, Bug and Rodent Killers
- Chemistry Kits
- Drain Cleaners
- Fertilizers with Herbicides
- Household Batteries
- Laundry Products
- Medicines and Medical Ointments
- Latex and Oil-Based Paints
- Oven Cleaners
- Paint Thinners
- Pet Cleaners
- Photographic Chemicals
- Used Motor Oils.
Materials That Will Not Be Accepted
- Commercial or Home Business Waste Materials
- Radioactive Materials (such as smoke detectors)
- Propane Tanks & Cylinders
- Mercury thermometers
- 2,4D, Silvex (2,4,5T,P)