Wayne County Hazardous Waste Collection Day set for April 10

The event is for household hazardous waste only.
The event is for household hazardous waste only.(WDAM)
Published: Apr. 2, 2021 at 6:25 PM CDT
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WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WDAM) - Wayne County will be holding “Amnesty Day” in the Wayne County Courthouse parking lot on April 10th from 8 a.m. until noon.

The annual event gives residents in the area an opportunity to properly dispose of their household hazardous waste items.

A few of the listed items that will be accepted include:

  • Batteries
  • Fertilizers
  • Tires
  • Old electronics and appliances
  • Paint and paint thinners
  • Pesticides and herbicides

This event is for household hazardous waste only, no industrial hazardous waste will be accepted, which may include:

  • Medical Waste or syringes
  • Explosives
  • Laboratory chemicals
  • Radioactive material

The program is offered through a Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality grant and operates under the authority of the Mississippi Solid Waste Disposal Law.

The Wayne County Courthouse is located at 610 Azalea Drive in Waynesboro.

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