Farm Hazardous Waste

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Clean sweep collections for Eau Claire County Farms are grant dependent.  In non-funded years, farms can contact WRR Environmental Services to dispose of hazardous materials as a VSQG

*Farms can participate in the Clean Sweep Event on July 8th*

Pre-registration is required for Clean Sweep Events by calling BJ Michalek at WRR Environmental Services, 715-834-9624 to schedule a time during the week prior to the event. Farms can participate on the Saturday, July 8th event by pre-registering. Once pre-registered bring waste on July 8th from 8 am to noon.

Clean Sweep Dates, Location, & Times: 

Date: September 9th

Location:  WRR Environmental Services

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Date: July 8th

Location:  August School Parking Lot

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location Details

WRR Environmental Services in Eau Claire: Located at 5200 Ryder Road, about 1/4 mile south of Interstate 94. To access the collection site, get onto State Highway 93 south of I-94, turn east onto Lorch Ave (the first road south of the Interstate) as if heading to the car dealerships, and then immediately turn left onto Ryder Road, heading south parallel to Highway 93.  Ryder Road was formerly a frontage road to Highway 93.  This will take you directly to the collection site.

August School Parking Lot: Follow US-12 E. Turn onto Industrial Drive. There will be signs directing you to the correct area.

Materials accepted at no charge:

Oil, solvent-based and heavy metal-based paints and paint related material such as thinners, turpentine, strippers, shellac, stains, varnish, corrosives including photographic and pool chemicals, solvents, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, old fuels, cleaners, polishes, lead acid batteries, aerosol cans, and anti-freeze.

Materials accepted for a fee (prices subject to change without notification):

Latex Paint: Quart can - $1.00latex paint -good

Latex Paint: Gallon can - $4.00

Latex Paint: Five gallon pail - $20.00

Batteries: $0.85/pound

4 foot lamps and shorter:  $0.35/each

Circular Lamps:  $0.35/each

U-Shaped Lamps:  $0.35/each

CFL Lamps:  $0.50/each

8 foot lamps:  $0.50/each

High Intensity Discharge lamps:  $1.35/each

20 pound propane cylinders: $10.00

Rusted cylinders will not be accepted

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