Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility will open on Friday.

The facility, located on Leland Avenue, is open for residents of Oneida and Herkimer Counties Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:00 and Saturday, from 10:00 to 2:00 until September 30th.

Residents can get rid of products that can cause problems for the enivronment when discarded improperly, like oil-based and latex paints, pesticides, oven cleaners and photographic materials.

For more information, you can call the Authority at 733-1224 or visit www.ohswa.org.