2017 Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep - Residents

Date:
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Manitowoc County Highway Shop
Map It!:
3500 Hwy 310, Manitowoc, WI 54220
Description:

Bring your hazardous wastes to the 2017 Clean Sweep.  Many common items like automotive products, household cleaners, pesticides and home improvement products are hazardous when used, stored or disposed of improperly.  Look for items that contain the following warnings on their labels: Danger, Warning, Caution, Poison, Combustible, Flammable, Corrosive, and Toxic.  Households and farms may participate for free, businesses receive discounted rates.

Locations and Times

Residents
Saturday, May 20, 9am to Noon
Manitowoc County Highway Shop
3500 HWY 310, Manitowoc

NO LATEX PAINT
All residents are encouraged to dispose of latex paint in their regular trash.  Just take the lid off and let it dry or add paint hardener or cat litter.  Once hardened, latex paint can be disposed of in the trash.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Rodenticides
  • Other poisonous repellents and banned chemicals (DDT)
  • Oil bases paints
  • Varnishes
  • Shellacs
  • Turpentine
  • Thinners
  • Lead based paints
  • Aerosols (full or part full)
  • Wood preservatives
  • Oven cleaners
  • Spot removers
  • Polishes
  • Contaminated oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Old gasoline
  • Acids/bases
  • Mothballs
  • Pool and spa chemicals
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Chemical strippers
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS
  • LATEX PAINT
  • Explosives such as ammunition
  • Radioactive materials such as smoke detectors
  • Compressed gas tanks and high pressure cylinders such as fire extinguishers and propane tanks
  • Unknown chemicals
  • Tires
  • Infectious and biological waste
  • Sharps and needles
  • Light bulbs
  • TVs and electronic components
  • Appliances
  • Freon gases
  • Pharmaceuticals

Other options exist for many unacceptable items.  Contact the Manitowoc County Recycling Center at 920-683-4333 for information.

Find more details at the Manitowoc County Recycling Center.

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