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Hazardous waste collection site to open Wednesday

Hazardous waste collection site to open Wednesday

March 22nd, 2011 in News

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center at 2310 Hyde Park Road in Jefferson City will open to the public on Wednesday.

The facility, which is accessible by appointment only, will be open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from March until October.

It will be closed November through February.

To schedule an appointment, call the Jefferson City Community Development Department at (573) 634-6564.

The center, which is a cooperative project between Jefferson City, Cole County and Allied Waste Services, is funded in part by a grant from the Mid-Missouri Solid Waste Management District and approved by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

The center manages household hazardous waste through reuse, recycling and proper disposal.

A complete list of items accepted and not accepted at the Hazardous Waste Collection Center can be viewed on the city's website at www.jeffcitymo.org or at the Community Development Department at City Hall, 320 E. McCarty St.