FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE RECYCLING EVENT at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Saturday, May 22, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Hosted by: City of Columbia, Village of Valmeyer, City of Waterloo and Monroe County
Personal household hazardous waste only. Please - no business, farm, industrial or municipality waste.
ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD WASTE AT ONE DAY COLLECTION
|Oil-based paints||Household batteries||Used motor oil|
|Paint thinners||Herbicides||Lawn Chemicals|
|Antifreeze||Old gasoline||Hobby chemicals|
|Pool chemicals||Aerosol paints||Cleaning products|
|Fluorescent lamp bulbs||Drain cleaners||Mercury|
|Unwanted medications (excludes controlled substances)|| |
UNACCEPTABLE (NOT COLLECTED) HOUSEHOLD WASTE
| Latex paints||Smoke detectors||Agricultural wastes|
|Propane tanks||Lead acid batteries||Ammunition/Explosives|
| Farm machinery oil||Fireworks||Fire extinguishers|
|Biohazard waste||Controlled substances||Institutional wastes|
|Business/commercial sector wastes|
Please do not bring latex paint. Latex paint is not hazardous. It can be dried or absorbed and discarded with your regular trash.