Clean Sweep Hazardous Waste Collection is Friday and Saturday, May 17-18
St. Croix County's annual Clean Sweep Hazardous Waste Collection is taking place today and tomorrow at the county highway shop at 666 Hwy. 12 east of Hudson.
Household hazardous waste can be disposed of at no charge from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18.
Items that will be accepted include pesticides, acids, flammable chemicals, mercury, lead paint and solvents.
Unacceptable items for disposal include latex paint, motor oil, medications, automotive batteries and electronics.
A collection of waste from businesses was scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Preregistration was required for that event.