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Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Augustine Prep in Fox Point May 4th

04/18/24 02:00:pm
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(Milwaukee, WI) - Liquid nicotine? Rechargeable batteries in vape pens? They’re hazardous wastes that need proper disposal, and a garbage can is NOT the answer.
Drop off vape equipment and much more at a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) Home HazMat Collection.

Get rid of nasty household chemicals properly at a FREE one-day collection at Augustine Prep (formerly Cardinal Stritch) (6801 N Yates Rd, Fox Point, WI 53217) on May 4th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, helping keep chemicals out of our water and the environment. 

It’s FREE to visit MMSD Home Hazmat collections, where you can get rid of old gas, paint, compact fluorescent light bulbs, motor oil, rechargeable batteries, and much more. View the complete list of items you can and cannot drop off.

You don't even have to get out of your car! Just remember to bring your ID. The MMSD Home Hazmat collection drop-off is only open to Milwaukee County residents. Sorry, businesses are not allowed.

Please use the main entrance off Port Washington Road.

Birdseye map view of Augustine Prep Home HazMat One-Day Collection Site

Augustine Prep Home HazMat Collection

  • Hours for the Household Hazardous Waste collection at Augustine Prep are Saturday May, 4th, 2024, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • To get to Augustine Prep (6801 N Yates Rd, Fox Point, WI 53217), use the main entrance off of Port Washington Road.

Drive-Through Home HazMat Collection Open All Year Long

If you can't make it to this one-day event, three drive-through Home HazMat collection sites are open all year for Milwaukee County residents.  For location hours, and a list of things you can and cannot bring

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  • Take a shorter shower 
  • Empty your rain barrel
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