Cook County Recycling Center, Grand Marais
Cook County Solid Waste will host a household hazardous waste collection event at the Cook County Recycling Center in Grand Marais on Saturday, September 27, from 9 am to 1 pm. People can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and pick up usable household products, free of charge. Acceptable wastes include paints and stains, thinners and solvents, acids and bases, home and garden pesticides, aerosols, button and rechargeable batteries, automotive products, adhesives, fluorescent tubes, and PCB ballasts.
Types of waste that cannot be accepted include business waste, tires, empty containers, alkaline batteries, compressed gas, explosives, and radioactive material. More information is available from the Cook County Solid Waste office at 387-3630.