Safely discard household chemicals this weekend

West Warwick residents will have an opportunity to safely dispose of paint and other household chemicals at a free Rhode Island Resource and Recovery Corp.-sponsored Eco-Depot.

The event will take place at the West Warwick Civic Center, at 100 Factory St., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Items that can be dropped off include oil-based paint, rechargeable batteries, devices containing mercury, fertilizer, pool chemicals and automotive fluids.