Sign-up opened May 8 for Clean Sweep 2023. Drop-offs will be June 23 in Milton at the Public Works Facility, June 24 in Beloit, and August 26 in Janesville. This program is popular and capacity is limited so advance registration is required. Priority chemicals include pesticides, herbicides, mercury, old vehicle fuels, solvents, thinners, wood preservatives, pool chemicals, unknown chemicals, and oil-based paint, to name a few. Latex paint is not accepted.
For more information, call 608-754-6617 ext. 3 or go to the Rock County Clean Sweep website.
Any small business, organization, or agency that produces 220 lbs or less of hazardous waste per month or 2,205 lbs or less per year may be eligible to use Clean Sweep for Businesses/Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) in Rock County on June 23 in Milton, June 24 in Beloit, and August 26 in Janesville. Any eligible business/VSQG from Rock County may also use the Dane County Business Clean Sweep all year. Participants pay disposal cost and transport materials to the drop-off themselves. Both programs offer free no-obligation quotes.
Unwanted agricultural chemicals from any eligible organization, government agency, or business in Rock County can save up to 50% off disposal cost at Rock County Clean Sweep while funds last. An inventory of chemicals is required in advance to receive the discount.
To use the Rock County Business Clean Sweeps on June 23 or 24, register by June 16. To use the August 26 drop-off, register by August 18. For more information, businesses can call 608-754-6617 ext. 4758, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org subject “Clean Sweep,” or go to the Clean Sweep website.