The event takes place in the fall and open to all Wood County residents. Clean Sweep is a voluntary program for the legal and safe disposal of hazardous wastes from homes, farms and businesses. Please download the 2021 brochure for the August 28, 2021 event from 8 a.m. to noon.
Why should you participate?
Hazardous chemicals can cause health, safety or environmental problems. Improperly stored or disposed chemicals can pollute lakes, rivers and drinking water.
Examples of Acceptable Materials for Clean Sweep
Auto:brake fluid, degreasers, ether, old fuel and transmission fluid.
Lawn, Garden & Farm: fungicides, herbicides, insecticides and rodenticides.
Household: drain cleaner, dry cleaning fluid, floor polish, metal cleaners, mildew cleaner, moth balls, nail polish remover, NiCad batteries, oven cleaner, photography chemicals, pool chemicals, silver polish and spot remover.
Workshop: creosote, gun cleaning fluid, hobby materials, lacquer, lead-based paints, stripper, thinner/solvents, turpentine, varnish and wood preservatives.
Examples of Materials NOT ACCEPTED for Clean Sweep
Anti-freeze, appliances, automotive batteries, electronics, explosives, fluorescent tubes and high-pressure cylinder.
Extension Wood County Office 715-421-8440 or Wood County Health Department 715.421.8911 or 715-387-8646.