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