D.C. hazardous waste dropoff offered in Ft. Totten (Map)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington residents can drop off hazardous waste and pick up free compost at the city's dump.

The D.C. Department of Public Works is offering free hazardous waste drop off Saturday at the Ft. Totten Transfer Station in the city's northeast. Residents can drop off pesticides, batteries and motor oil as well as televisions, computers and cell phones. Residents can also get free shredding of up to five boxes of paper.

Free compost is also available for residents' use in gardens.

The trash transfer station is located at the end of John F. McCormack Road in Northeast, near the Ft. Totten Metro station.