Household Hazardous Waste collection May 8
Accepting cleaning and lawn chemicals, paint, used oil, florescent light bulbs, etc.
Household hazardous waste collections will take place in Southeast Nebraska in April and May, with a collection day in Crete on Saturday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Saline County Shop on 16th Street between Oak and Pine Avenues. Please note the contact information for this event below.
(This event is unrelated to the City's Spring Cleanup, for which details can be found here.)
Please bring materials in disposable containers no larger than 5 gallons or 50 pounds. Containers will not be returned.
Not accepted: farm chemicals, tires, appliances, science lab chemicals, items containing asbestos, wood preservatives, PCB’s, explosives, or commercial quantities.
HHW program personnel reserve the right to reject any materials.
A $5 donation per household requested to help keep these events going.
Directions to the Saline County Shop: take Main Ave to 17th Street and turn west, go to Oak Ave and turn south on block.
Questions: Call Bobbie Meints at Five Rivers RC&D, 402.869.2355.
This is a service provided by a coalition of organizations and volunteers concerned about the health of the environment, with financial support provided through a grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and other assistance provided by Otoe, Nemaha, Richardson, Jefferson, & Saline Counties as well as Five Rivers Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D), Midwest Farmer’s CO-OP, Ash Grove Cement, Keep Cass County Beautiful, & Wiles Brothers Inc.