SPECIAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION JUNE 2, 2012

May 22, 2012 at 7:15 am Leave a comment

Waukesha (WI) – May 21, 2012 – There will be a special one-day collection of household hazardous waste open to any county resident on Saturday, June 2 from 8:00 a.m. to noon in Brookfield. The collection will take place at the City Public Works Yard, 19700 Riverview Drive.

 Old, unusable chemicals, pesticides, wood preservatives, solvents, oil-based paints, and mercury-containing products will be accepted. Latex paint and non-hazardous cleaning materials will not be accepted.

“This is a once a year opportunity for residents in the Brookfield area to properly dispose of hazardous waste in a convenient location,” stated Karen Fiedler, Solid Waste Supervisor for Waukesha County.

 There will be two other special collection events:

Delafield – Saturday June 16 – City Department of Public Works

Oconomowoc – Saturday September 8 – City Public Works Garage

The County also has four year-round collection sites located in Muskego, Waukesha, Menomonee Falls, and Franklin. For more information, including a detailed list of acceptable HHW materials, visit www.waukeshacounty.gov/recycling or call 262-896-8300.
This program is funded by Waukesha County and Veolia Environmental Services in partnership with the local municipalities. Proof of residency is required at all locations at all times.

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