Residential Clean Sweep/ Hazardous Waste

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Clean Sweep is a program sponsored by Eau Claire County for the safe disposal of hazardous household wastes generated in resident's homes.  With the exception of Very Small Quantity Generator business collections, Clean Sweep is a residential program.  This means that hazardous wastes generated in a commercial enterprise, even if it is a home-based business, may not be brought to Clean Sweep.

Upcoming Clean Sweep Events: 

Date: Saturday, May 12
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, July 14
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, September 8
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location

WRR Environmental Services
5200 Ryder Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703
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Rules and Collection Procedures:

  • The program accepts only household waste generated in homes of Eau Claire County residents, as well as residents of the City of Eau Claire in Chippewa County.
  • No businesses (even home-based) may participate. Businesses must register as VSQG's.
  • Participants must register at the collection site and show proof of residency.
  • WRR staff will unload materials from your vehicle
  • Payment will be accepted after all materials are accounted for.
  • Cash or check only, no credit cards.

 Image of Accepted Materials

Materials not accepted:

  • Biological and infectious wastes
  • Radioactive materials
  • Pressurized cylinders other than propane cylinders (1 lb and 20 lb) and fire extinguishers
  • Explosive and shock sensitive materials
  • Commercial, industrial, institutional and agricultural generated wastes