BREWSTER, NY — Putnam County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day for residents on Saturday. It’s free, but pre-registration is required. Items accepted include household products that can typically be purchased in a hardware, grocery or big box store, including cleaners, pesticides, herbicides, oil-based paint (not latex), solvents, thinners, mothballs, rodent poisons, gasoline, kerosene and small propane tanks (up to 20 pound size). For a more complete list of acceptable items, see “Special Wastes” under “Recycling” on the Green Putnam webpage. Items not accepted include: water-based paints (latex/acrylic paints can be discarded by routine means, after they have been dried out), used motor oil, lead-acid batteries, plastic bags, household alkaline batteries, tires, or electronic waste. Disposal items must be labeled and identifiable to be accepted. Items packed into garbage or lawn bags will not be accepted. The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are co-sponsoring the free event from 9 am to 12 noon (rain or shine) at Fahnestock State Park, Canopus Beach Parking Lot o...