Household hazardous waste collection June 22

DEARBORN – The Wayne County Department of Public Services will sponsor a Household Hazardous Waste Collection from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at Henry Ford Community College, 5101 evergreen.

Acceptable items, including electronics, are:
• Household paints, stains, dyes;
• Floor wax, floor care products, carpet cleaners;
• Furniture polish, bathroom cleaners, stain removers, solvents;
• Pharmaceutical waste (non-controlled substances only);
• Glue, nail polish;
• Fertilizer, lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides;
• Antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline;
• Automotive batteries, dry cell batteries, fluorescent bulbs (all types);
• Fire extinguishers, smoke detectors;
• Mercury thermometers (NOTE: Bring a mercury thermometer and receive a safe digital thermometer in exchange), thermostats, elemental mercury;
• Computers CPUs, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice;
• Cell phones, FAX machines, copiers, televisions.
Items that are unacceptable are:
• Commercial waste;
• Industrial waste;
• Radioactive material;
• Explosives;
• Ammunition;
• 55-gallon drums;
• Shock-sensitive materials;
• Household trash;
• Refrigerators, microwaves, other household appliances;
• Tires;
• Yard waste;
• Concrete.

For more information, contact the Wayne County Resource Recovery coordinator at 734-326-3936.

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