Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Press Release

Get Rid of Household Hazardous Waste Friday & Saturday at State Fair Park

(For Milwaukee County residents ONLY)

By - Apr 9th, 2014 09:48 am

(Milwaukee, WI) – The Dukes of Hazardous Waste are at State Fair Park this Friday and Saturday.  There’s no charge to visit a collection site and you don’t even have to get out of your car to properly dispose compact fluorescent light bulbs, motor oil, rechargeable batteries, etc. at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s (MMSD) Household Hazardous Waste Program.

We’ve collected 16 million pounds of hazardous waste since the program started in 1997.

The first mobile collection of 2014 takes place at State Fair Park, gate 8, just off South 76th. Street from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 11 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 12.

Three facilities are open all year in Milwaukee, Franklin, and Menomonee Falls.

For a list of things you can and cannot drop off, locations, and hours, go to:
www.mmsd.com/dukes.

Mentioned in This Press Release

Neighborhoods:

Recent Press Releases by Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District - Page 2

MMSD Home HazMat Collections All Year Long

MMSD Home HazMat Collections @ Much More than Just State Fair Park

MMSD Economic Impact More Than $218 Million Annually

MMSD Executive Director Kevin Shafer on M7 economic impact study of MMSD

Hermes and Martinsek Elected MMSD Commission Chair & Vice Chair

Hermes, principal of John Hermes Consulting, started on the MMSD Commission in 2006.

Get Rid of Nasty Household Chemicals

Friday & Saturday at State Fair Park

99.5% Captured and Cleaned in 2014

Out of all the rain, melting snow and stormwater that entered MMSD's regional sewer system in 2014, the District captured and cleaned 99.5%.

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

MMSD Statement on Washington Ralley for Water Infrastructure & Jobs

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) Executive Director Kevin L. Shafer’s Statement on Today’s National Water Rally in Washington D.C.

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

3.75 Tons of Unused Medicine Collected

7,500 pounds of unused medication is slated for destruction, keeping it off the streets and out of waterways following a medicine collection at the Mitchell Park Domes on April 26, 2014.

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Gramling and West Elected MMSD Commission Chair & Vice Chair

Commissioners of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) today unanimously elected Ben Gramling as Chair of the MMSD Commission for 2014 and Fox Point Village President Michael West as Vice Chair.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *