Solid Waste collection event to be held in Bethany

Solid Waste Collection Event

Harrison County residents can dispose of special solid waste items banned from landfills at a collection event on Saturday, October 20th.  Residents can bring the waste to the City Street Barn at 301 South 28th Street in Bethany from 9 o’clock to noon.

Items to be accepted for a fee include clean tires free of debris, appliances, and some electronics. Miscellaneous electronics, such as stereos and phones; household, rechargeable, and intact car batteries; intact ink cartridges will also be accepted with yet other items to include paint, oil, transmission and brake fluid, aerosols, herbicides, and pesticides.

Waste from commercial generators or businesses will not be accepted. Toxic or medical waste, joint compounds, or empty paint cans will also not be accepted.

Free will donations will be accepted for household hazardous waste in its original container and not leaking.

The City of Bethany, Harrison County, and the North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B sponsor the solid waste collection event. The event is funded with grant funds from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Questions or comments should be directed to District Planner Ann Hamilton at 660-359-5636 extension 20 or at 660-247-1356.