The time has come to be environmentally friendly by disposing of your household waste properly on Saturday at the Canton Township Public Works building.
Canton's annual Hazardous Household Waste Collection will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to Canton residents only and is an excellent opportunity to make your home and environment safe by properly disposing of waste that is considered toxic, flammable or corrosive.
Examples of acceptable waste being collected on Sept. 7 include, but are not limited to; fluorescent light bulbs, oil-based and latex paint, paint thinner, turpentine, bug sprays, floor-care products, computers and scanners, dry cleaning solvents, rat poison, household batteries, propane tanks, mercury waste, antifreeze, brake fluid, diesel fuel, kerosene, motor oil and acids.
Please note, Canton will be unable to accept commercial waste, construction debris, explosives or ammunition, fire extinguishers, firewood, radioactive material, smoke detectors, and tires.
To get a detailed list of what is, and is not, acceptable please call Canton Public Works at 397-1011 or visit www.canton-mi.org.
If you observe anyone dumping any material into storm drains, please call Canton Public Works at 397-1011 or Wayne County's 24-Hour Environmental Hotline at 888-223-2363.
The Canton Division of Public Works Building is located at 4847 South Sheldon Road.