Collections help businesses shed hazardous waste
Dispose of unwanted hazardous electronics and chemical waste at the EnviroBusiness collections on the second Wednesday of each month. Collections are taken 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Household Electronics and Chemical Collection Center, 2990 110th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Pinellas County businesses can drop off hazardous electronics. To drop off chemicals, businesses must qualify as small waste generators, producing less than 25 gallons, or 220 pounds, of chemical waste per month. Visit www.pinellascounty.org/bizwaste to learn more.
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Speed networking session Wednesday
A business speed networking session is 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce, 6990 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Participants can have 10 five-minute, one-on-one meetings. Come early so you can order your breakfast and coffee.
Federal agency will assist with trade
This U.S. Department of Commerce assists companies in international trade development. Business can get counseling on international trade, market research, government regulation information and financing opportunities. Contact the Export Assistance Center at (727) 893-3738 or on the Web at www.commerce.gov/states/florida.html.
News of businesses and business people can be faxed to 893-8675, e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.