Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for June 28
June 2, 2014, Canton, MI – The Wayne County Department of Public Service will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, June 28 from 8 am - 2 pm at Henry Ford Community College, located at 5101 Evergreen Road in Dearborn. This free event is open to Wayne County residents only and is an excellent opportunity to make your home and environment safe by properly disposing of waste that is considered toxic, flammable or corrosive.
Examples of acceptable waste being collected include; household paints, stains, dyes, floor wax, floor care products, carpet cleaner, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners, stain removers, pharmaceutical waste (non-controlled substances only), solvents, nail polish, glue, fertilizer, lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, automotive batteries and dry cell batteries, fluorescent bulbs, fire extinguishers, mercury fever thermometers, smoke detectors, computer monitors, printers, scanners, mice, keyboards, cell phones, fax machines, copiers, and televisions.
Only household generated products from Wayne County residents will be accepted. Items that will not be accepted include; commercial waste, industrial waste, radioactive materials, explosives, ammunition, shock sensitive materials, household trash, 55-gallon drums, refrigerators, microwaves or other appliances, tires, yard waste and concrete. For information on how to dispose of these items, contact the Wayne County Resource Recovery Coordinator at 734/326-3936.
For more information on the June 28 collection or to obtain a complete list of what will and will not be accepted, please call 734/326-3936 or visit waynecounty.com.
MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Vangieson, Wayne County Resource Recovery Coordinator, 734/326-3936