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Bring out your hazardous waste

Pierce County MRF/Recycling Center, Highway 65 north of Ellsworth, will dispose of household and agricultural chemicals free of charge 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21.

The Clean Sweep event is for residents and farmers in Pierce and Pepin counties. Acceptable materials for disposal include pesticides, fertilizers, solvents, fuels, oil and latex paint. All materials should be in original containers for identification.

Businesses and other groups are encourage to participate, but they must register in advance and pay a disposal fee.

For more information, call Pierce County Solid Waste Office at 715-273-3092, or Pepin County Solid Waste Office at 715-672-5709.