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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/26/2020
7:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Old Sauk County Landfill

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auk County Clean Sweep September 26, 2020

Sauk County will hold a hazardous waste Clean Sweep event from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm on Saturday, September 26, at the former Sauk County landfill, E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo. Clean Sweep is an opportunity for homeowners, agricultural enterprises, and businesses to dispose of hazardous products and items that pose an environmental risk, such as pesticides and toxic cleaning products. Hazardous waste will be collected at no charge, however, there are fees for tires, some electronic items and appliances.

Due to COVID-19, additional measure are being put in place to keep all participants and staff safe during this event. Please help us have a successful and safe event by following these rules:

If you are or recently were ill, please stay home.
All participants must stay in their vehicles at all times while at Clean Sweep.
In an effort to minimize close contact, items located in the cab or passenger seats of vehicles will not be accepted. All items that are being dropped off at Clean Sweep should be loaded into the rear of the vehicle, trunk, truck bed, or trailer.
All electronic items need to be cleaned/wiped down before they are brought to the event. Electronic items that are not cleaned/wiped down may not be accepted by staff.

Latex paint and motor oil will no longer be accepted at the Sauk County Clean Sweep events. Latex paint is non-hazardous, but it must be solidified before throwing away. It’s easy to dry out: If you have a small amount, simply remove the lid and allow it to dry outside. Mix larger amounts with cat litter or a paint drying product sold at hardware stores. Never dispose of liquid paint in your trash.

Used motor oil may be taken to the Sauk County Highway shop during their drop off hours, Monday–Thursday from 8:00 am–3:00 pm. For more information please contact the Highway Shop at (608) 355-4856.

Businesses that qualify as Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) are required to preregister with Veolia for any paint and chemicals by September 18. To register, please contact Chris Bahlow with Veolia at (715) 298-2623.

Resource Solutions will be handling disposal of electronic items and appliances. Fees may apply. Contact Resource Solutions at (608) 244-5451 for more information and pricing. Cash, credit, or checks payable to Resource Solutions will be collected at drop-off. A touch free payment option will also be available for those who would like to pay by card.

Pharmaceuticals, IVs, and needles will not be accepted. Residents can drop off unwanted medications at various police departments throughout the county and at the Sauk County Sheriff’s Department. Other

items that Clean Sweep cannot accept include mattresses, furniture, explosives, detonators, blasting caps, radioactive materials including smoke alarms, infectious and biological waste, compressed gas cylinders, asbestos, demolition materials, recyclables, and yard and household waste.

For more information regarding the Sauk County Clean Sweep Program, contact the Land Resources and Environment Department at (608) 355-3245 or conservation@saukcountywi.gov. You can also visit https://www.co.sauk.wi.us/landconservation for a more complete list of accepted items and alternative disposal options.

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