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The D.C. Department of Public Works is holding its monthly disposal event today at the Fort Totten Transfer Station in northeast D.C. The drop-off is held every first Saturday of the month between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Residents can drop off items including pesticides, batteries and cleaning fluids. They can also safely dispose of computers, televisions and other unwanted electronic equipment. In addition, D.C. residents can also bring up to five boxes of materials to shred.

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