County to hold hazardous waste collection

Residents will have a chance to rid their homes of hazardous household waste at the waste collection event held at Wayne County Community College, 21000 North Line Road, on Oct. 19 from 8 a.m – 2 p.m.

Only household generated products from Wayne County residents will be accepted. 

Items that are accepted include: Household paints, stains, dyes, floor care items, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners, lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, automotive batteries, dry cell batteries, propane tanks, old computers, printers, scanners, TV’s, cell phones, fax machines, mercury containing thermometers, thermostats and elemental mercury, fluorescent light bulbs (standard and compact), smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and pharmaceutical waste (non-controlled substances only)

Items that will not be accepted include: commercial waste, industrial waste, radioactive material, explosives, ammunition, 55 gallon drums, household trash, refrigerators, microwaves or other appliances, tires, yard waste, roofing shingles, concrete and unknown or unlabeled waste. 

For information on how to dispose of these items, please contact the Wayne County Resource Recovery Coordinator at 734-326-3936. 

Note: CRT televisions and CRT monitors will be accepted at the Wayne County Household Hazardous Waste event.

Please contact the Wayne County Public Services – Land Resources Division for more information at 734-326-3936 or waynecounty.com.

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