Solid waste collection event set for Saturday in Chillicothe

Waste collection even

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

The event is funded with grants funds from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources which is an opportunity for all residents of Livingston County to dispose of special waste items banned from landfills.

The city of Chillicothe is reminding residents that there will be no  business or commercial drop offs.

The collection event will be held at the City of Chillicothe, Old Pellet Building, 200 Brunswick, Chillicothe, Missouri, between 9:00 AM and 12:00 Noon on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

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

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 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 chargedRefrigerants will be removed by certified technicians prior to disposal. The District will collect scrap metal free of charge.

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.

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.

Residential ONLY! NO waste from commercial generators, No Businesses, NO toxic or medical waste, NO joint compounds or empty paint cans. DO NOT bring mixed waste!