Kenosha County is announcing that this year’s household hazardous waste collection will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday May 7, 2022 at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street, Bristol.
It is a free opportunity for residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste in an environmentally friendly way.
Household hazardous waste items include:
- household cleaners
- aerosol cans
- bug sprays
- vehicle maintenance related fluids
- oil-based paints
- paint removal products
- fluorescent bulbs
- pool chemicals and garden/outdoor related products
Accepted e-waste items include:
- fax machines
- CD and MP3 players
- phones, copiers
- power tools
- toner cartridges
- electronic toys
Refrigerant waste items include:
- water coolers
- air conditioners
- water heaters
- microwaves and other household appliances
The following items will not be accepted:
- infectious or biological waste
- propane cylinders
- radioactive waste
- medical and pharmaceutical waste
- commercial or business waste
- latex paint
Latex paint is not considered to be a hazardous material. It may be disposed of with regular garbage by putting cat litter in a box, spreading the paint over it and allowing it to dry. If latex paint cans are empty or the paint is completely dry in the can, it may also be disposed of with regular garbage.
Lead acid batteries, which include vehicle and power tool batteries will again be accepted this year.
For more information regarding the event, a flyer is available here, you can visit the Kenosha County’s website or contact the Extension Kenosha County Office at 262-857-1945.