Latex paint is not hazardous if it is hard. To harden latex paint, mix with clay cat litter or saw dust, remove lid and let dry. Leave lid off and put in trash. Do not put liquid paint in trash. Oil-based paints and solvents can be recycled at the Mt. Vernon, Cynthiana, Poseyville, and Marrs Township recycling centers.
Fluorescent light bulbs, including compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), can be recycled at the Mt. Vernon, Cynthiana, Poseyville, and Marrs Township recycling centers. CFLs can also be recycled at Home Depot and Lowes' stores.
Expired over the counter or prescription drugs can be taken to the Mt. Vernon Police Station and the Posey County Sheriff's Department for proper disposal. DO NOT flush drugs down the sewer.. also, CVS stores in Mt. Vernon, CVS West-Evansville and CVS 1st Ave. Evansville, IN will take expired prescription drugs.