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Jones household hazardous waste day brings in 400 participants

Workers collect old paint products for proper disposal during an annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Laurel Saturday. Photo credit WDAM. Workers collect old paint products for proper disposal during an annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Laurel Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Jones County-area residents brought in carloads of hazardous household waste to the Laurel Fairgrounds for proper disposal Saturday.    

An annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day gave folks a chance to git rid of old tires, furniture, waste oil and appliances.  

An approved waste collection company was on hand to take the products and properly dispose of them.

Event organizers estimated more than four hundred people dropped off items during the event. 

Jones County Supervisors, the Jones County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality were among the sponsors.

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