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Posted on: January 15, 2021

IEPA Household Hazardous Waste Event

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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

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Personal household hazardous waste only. Please - no business, farm, industrial or municipality waste. 

ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD WASTE AT ONE DAY COLLECTION

Oil-based paintsHousehold batteriesUsed motor oil
Paint thinnersHerbicidesLawn Chemicals
InsecticidesSolventsPesticides
AntifreezeOld gasolineHobby chemicals
Pool chemicalsAerosol paintsCleaning products
Fluorescent lamp bulbsDrain cleanersMercury
AcidsCorrosives 
Unwanted medications (excludes controlled substances) 


UNACCEPTABLE (NOT COLLECTED) HOUSEHOLD WASTE

 Latex paintsSmoke detectorsAgricultural wastes
Propane tanksLead acid batteriesAmmunition/Explosives
 Farm machinery oilFireworksFire extinguishers
Biohazard wasteControlled substancesInstitutional 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.


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