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... About the Washington County Solid Waste Department
The mission of Washington County Solid Waste is to manage the solid waste for Washington County residents and commercial entities in a manner that is environmentally sound, cost effective, socially responsible, and safe. WCSW continually works to build relationships with the business community, independent haulers, municipalities, contractors, regulatory authorities, and the general public. Success in these endeavors is accomplished through operations of a sanitary landfill, recycling sites, household electronics and household hazardous waste collection programs, composting program, paint exchange program, and tire recycling program. The knowledge and proper use of these services combined ...
...illed directly to the customer by the WCSWD.
Residential curbside recycling (BluCan) service is a Washington County Solid Waste District (WCSWD) service, which the city has been contracted to collect the fees for curbside recycling services and remitted the fees to the WCSWD. This fee covers one (1) recycling container per household. Additional containers can be obtained th...
Minimize the number of solvents used to make recycling easier and to reduce hazardous waste management costs.
Do all liquid cleaning at a centralized station to ensure that solvents and residues stay in one area.
Locate drip pans and draining boards to direct solvents back into solvent sink or holding tank for reuse.
See information below for used automotive fluid recycling.
Use Safer Alternatives
Use non-hazardous cleaners when possible.
Purchase recycled products such as engine oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, and hydraulic fluid.
Spill Clean Up
Use as little water as possible to clean spills leaks, and drips.
Use rags to clean small spills, dry absorbent material for larger spills, and a mop for general cleanup. Mop water can be disposed of via the sink or toilet to the sanitary sewer.
Have absorbent pads and booms on hand for spill response.
Employee training and public outreach are necessary to reinforce proper disposal practices.
Monitor parked vehicles for leaks, and place pans under leaks to collect the fluids for proper disposal or recycling.
Promptly transfer used fluids to recycling drums or hazardous waste containers.
Do not pour liquid waste down floor drains, sinks, or outdoor storm drain inlets.
Obtain and use drain mats to cover drains in the event of a spill.
Store cracked batteries in leak proof secondary containers.
Keep dumpster areas clean and free of hazardous wastes.
Use detergent-based or water-based cleaning systems instead of organic solvent degreasers.
Drain oil filters and other parts before recycling.
Used Oil Collection
Washington County Landfill Used Oil Collection
The Washington County Landfill collects used motor oil, hydraulic fluid, and transmission fluids from “Do-It-Yourselfers” and farmers. It is free of charge when brought to the landfill during regularly scheduled hours.
Maximum amount per visit:
Do-It-Yourselfer (5 gallons)
Farmers (55 gallons)
Additional Locations for Waste Oil Recycling:
Autozone Inc # 873 A 780 South Bluff Street (435) 688-9472 UOCC...
...ncludes any devices or systems used in the collection, storage, treatment, recycling, and reclamation of sewage or industrial wastes of a liquid natur...
... Oil: All waste cooking oil shall be collected and stored properly in recycling receptacles such as barrels or drums. Such recycling receptacles shall be maintained properly to ensure they do not le...