The annual Rock County Clean Sweep program offers an opportunity to drop off hazardous chemicals from homes, farms, and eligible businesses. According to the City of Janesville, it’s open to all Rock County residents, advance registration is required for all drop-off events due to high demand. Program sign-up opens on Monday, May 8, for:
The City of Milton Public Works 11am to 1pm on June 23rd
City of Beloit Public Works 9am to 11am on June 24th
Rock County Public Works 9am to 11am on August 26th
Acceptable wastes include pesticides, mercury, solvents, oil-gas mixes, old gasoline, and contaminated vehicle fluids, to name a few. No latex paint, motor oil, electronics, or batteries, as all can be recycled locally. To register for the event, visit the Rock County Clean Sweep website. Information on what to save for Clean Sweep and what to do with common household chemicals are available on the website or can be mailed by request.
For questions, contact the Rock County Land Conservation Department at (608) 754-6617 ext. 3