Jackson County Public Works
Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Event
Saturday, August 1, 2015  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Available To Many Jackson County Residents Absolutely FREE!* 

Jackson County Public Works34900 E. Old U.S. 40 HighwayGrain Valley, Missouri
(North side of AA Highway, approximately one mile east of Buckner-Tarsney Road)

• automotive & household batteries
• fluorescent light bulbs
• automotive fluids
• fuels
• paint products
• acids/bases & solvents
• hobby supplies
• herbicides & pesticides
• household & pool chemicals

• medical waste
• pressurized gas cylinders
• asbestos & tires
• explosives
• yard waste & garbage
• trash or commercial waste

It is recommended that hazardous waste be brought to the site as follows:

• bring in original container, if possible
• do not mix waste together
• label materials not in original containers
• make sure lids are tightly sealed
• place leaking containers within a larger plastic container and pack kitty litter around the product to absorb leaks
• place products upright in cardboard box and secure for transport
• waste should not be carried in back seat of cars with pets or children
• truck beds and car trunks are the best way to transport waste
• do not smoke while transporting hazardous materials
• keep flammables out of direct sunlight and away from sources of spark and flame

Household Hazardous Waste Logo* -- This is a FREE service to residents of Blue Springs, unincorporated Jackson County (including the communities of Levasy, River Bend, Sibley and Unity Village), Independence, Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, Sugar Creek, Greenwood, Lake Tapawingo and Lone Jack (funding participants in the MARC SWMD HHW Program). Residents of non-participating Jackson County communities should visit www.recyclespot.org/HHW/HHW-Facilities.aspx and check out the Lee’s Summit facility. There is a disposal fee and an appointment is required.

This mobile hazardous waste recycling event is provided by: Jackson County and the city of Blue Springs in cooperation with the MARC Solid Waste Management District’s Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program.

For more information on the MARC Solid Waste Management District HHW Program or permanent collection sites, call (816) 701-8226 or visit marc.org/environment.

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