John Dodge of The Olympian reports:
“An upgraded site for disposal of household hazardous waste – it’s still called HazoHouse – opens next week at the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center.
The $1.2 million center, which also includes the centers regular recycling operations and the Goodwill Industries drop-off services at 2418 Hogum Bay Road in Lacey, will open March 4. The last day of operation for the old recycling center is Feb. 28.
The new HazoHouse includes a sheltered drop-off area, easy drive-in, drive-out access and an improved ventilation system for employees and customers, according to county solid-waste officials.
HazoHouse will expand its hours of operation to include Tuesdays. It will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays through Tuesdays. The other recycling services are open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week.”
Read more from Thurston County Public Works Dept.