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Cascade Township, Michigan
 
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Household Hazardous Waste - Drop Off Day

A “SafeChem” Collection
safehomes@kentcountymi.gov
 
 
Date:               Saturday, October 3, 2020
Time:               9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location:        Cascade Fire Station, 2990 Buttrick Ave SE., Cascade, MI
For:                 Households/Residents in Kent County


PURPOSE:   This is an opportunity to safely remove and dispose of unwanted hazardous materials from your home.   It is for households in Kent County only, not businesses.
 
BRING: oil-based paint & thinner, fertilizers, pool & photo chemicals, bug spray & weed killer, fluorescent tubes & CFL bulbs, cleaning products, fire extinguishers, gasoline, antifreeze, motor oil, mercury thermostat & thermometer, aerosol cans
 
DO NOT BRING: latex paint, alkaline batteries, medication, needles, fireworks, ammunition, propane, tires, containers larger than 5-gallons, business & non-Kent County wastes
 
LIMITATIONS: Up to 6 boxes per resident.  No containers larger than 5 gallons.   COVID Social Distancing and mask protocols in place.
 
RECOMMENDATIONS: Keep “like” containers together. Do not mix the waste with other materials. Maintain labeling so it can be clearly seen. Any leaking or potentially dangerous chemicals should be placed in a bucket for secondary containment. It is recommended to place all items upright in a lined box and/or a plastic tote. You may transport vehicle fluids (oil, gas, antifreeze) in original/approved containers as fluids can be bulked and containers returned to resident.
 
MORE INFORMATION:  Please call Kent County Department of Public Works for additional information or for directions on large loads (greater than 6 boxes), items larger than a 5-gallon bucket. They can be reached at 616-632-7941 or at safehomes@kentcountymi.gov