June 4, 2012 at 8:44 am 2 comments


 Waukesha (WI) – June 4, 2012 – There will be a special one-day collection of household hazardous waste open to any Waukesha County resident on Saturday, June 16 from 8:00 a.m. to noon in Delafield. The collection will take place at the City Department of Public Works, 111 Main Street.

 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.

 There will only be one other special collection event for 2012:  Oconomowoc – Saturday September 8 – City Public Works Garage

 Waukesha 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.


Entry filed under: In the News, Local Interest.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Waste Collection  |  June 22, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    You really have got directly to the point with this report, I feel more informed already. Do you have any links for even more info on this subject matter?

  • 2. Recycle Raccoon  |  June 27, 2012 at 7:11 am

    Have you linked to our website yet for HHW?
    http://www.waukeshacounty.gov/recycling – there is loads of info on our collection program.
    Thanks for commenting!

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