DEARBORN, Michigan – The Wayne County Department of Public Services is sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, March 26.
The event will be held on Wayne County Community College District’s Western Campus, 9555 Haggerty Road in Belleville, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is open to all Wayne County residents, including Dearborn residents.
The event will allow residents to dispose of items such as household paints, stains, and dyes, floor care products such as wax and carpet cleaner, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners, stain removers, solvents, non-controlled pharmaceutical waste, nail polish, glue, fertilizer, lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, propane tanks, automotive and dry cell batteries, fluorescent bulbs, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, mercury thermometers, thermostats, and elemental mercury.
People are also encouraged to donate computer CPU’s, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, and mice, as well as cell phones, fax machines, copiers, and televisions, for electronics recycling.
Commercial and industrial waste, radioactive material, explosives, ammunition, 55 gallon drums, shock sensitive materials, household trash, refrigerators, microwaves and other appliances, ties, yard waste, roofing shingles, and concrete will not be accepted at this event.
For more information on the event or on how to rid of the items not accepted, contact the Wayne County Department of Public Service at 734.326.3936.