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Recycling event offered to Central Missouri counties

Recycling event offered to Central Missouri counties

April 30th, 2019 in Local News

Households from eight Mid-Missouri counties will be able to recycle tires, electronics and household hazardous waste at one location this summer.

From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 1, residents from Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau and Osage counties can drop off household hazardous waste, tires and electronics at the University of Missouri Hearnes Center parking lot SG4/AN in Columbia.

There will not be a charge for household hazardous waste, which includes items such as antifreeze, bleach, brake fluid, pesticides, toilet bowl cleaner and gasoline.

A full list of common household hazardous waste products can be found at mmswmd.org/recycling/household-hazardous-waste-hhw/list-of-common-hhw-products/.

Commercial household hazardous waste disposal is not allowed.

There will be a $10 per appliance charge for CRT monitors/TVs, consoles, DLPs and rear projection TVs. There will not be a charge for other electronic waste items, including flat-screen TVs.

Residents can also drop off vehicle tires. It will cost $2 per car tire to recycle and $10 per truck or tractor tire.

There will be a 50-tire limit. If a resident has more than 50 tires on his or her property, he or she can call the Mid-Missouri Solid Waste Management District at 573-874-7574 for more information.

Organizers will not accept commercial tires.

Residents do not have to pre-register for the event. Early dropoff will not be allowed.

The event is through the Mid-Missouri Solid Waste Management District, with partners also including Midwest recycling, ABC Tire LLC and Clean Harbors Inc.