Recreational boaters who live or berth their boats in Alameda County will have the opportunity to properly dispose of their expired or unwanted flares on Sunday, May 26. Make an appointment for the exact location and drop-off time between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. by calling (800) 606-6606 or emailing [email protected]. They’ll accept handheld and aerial flares and smoke signals. Don’t bring other hazardous waste like batteries, oil or paint. And don’t bring military-type devices or flares from commercial vessels. Do remember to bring proof of residence or marina slip in Alameda County.
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