City of Princeton and Mercer County to hold waste collection event

Waste collection event

The City of Princeton and Mercer County in conjunction with the North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B is sponsoring a solid waste collection event.

This event is funded with grants funds from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. This an opportunity for all residents of Mercer County to dispose of special waste items banned from landfills. Absolutely no business or commercial drop offs, residential only.

The collection event will be held on Steward Street in Princeton, Missouri, which is located by the City Barn, between 9:00 AM and 12:00 Noon on Saturday, August 27, 2016.

Questions or comments should be directed to Ann Hamilton, District Planner at 660-359-5636 ext 20.

TIRES:


Tires must have no rims, and be clean and free of debris. Fees for tires are Standard Passenger tires (or smaller) $ 2.00 each Oversized tires (36” +) $ 6.00 each Tractor Tires $20.00 each


APPLIANCES:

Appliances that will be collected include washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, ranges, ovens, microwaves, freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners and hot water heaters. A fee of $5.00 each will be charged. Refrigerants will be removed by certified technicians prior to disposal. The District will collect scrap metal free of charge.


ELECTRONICS:


Electronics/Computer systems including mouse, keyboard, etc.; copy machines; printers; fax machines will be collected for a fee of $5.00. Televisions under 27 inches will be collected for a $10.00 fee and television over 27 inches and console television will be collected for a fee of $20.00.


Miscellaneous electronics including stereos, phones, etc. will be collected free of charge. All electronic waste will be demanufactured and recycled. All hard drives will be destroyed.


BATTERIES/INK CARTRIDGES:


Household batteries, rechargeable batteries, Cell Phones, Intact Car Batteries and Ink Cartridges (no broken or cracked cases) will be accepted at no charge.


HAZARDOUS WASTE:


Household Hazardous Waste must be in the original container and not be leaking. Free will donations will be accepted. Paint, oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, aerosols, herbicides, pesticides, and misc. (Household chemicals only) will be collected.

No waste from commercial generators, no Businesses, no toxic or medical waste, no joint compounds or empty paint cans. Do not bring mixed waste.