Household Hazardous Waste & Tire Collection Day

Rankin County and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
presents
Household Hazardous Waste & Tire
Collection Day
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Multipurpose Pavilion* 649 Marquette Rd* Brandon, MS
8:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m.

Bring any products listed below, or which are labeled:

CAUTION, POISONOUS, TOXIC,
FLAMMABLE, OR CORROSIVE

to the Multipurpose Pavilion for recycling and disposal
Aerosols Paint/Thinner
Ammonia Pesticides
Anti-Freeze Photo Chemicals
Lighter Fluid Pool Chemicals
Batteries Silver Polish
Brake Fluid Tires
Chlorine Bleach Transmission Fluid
Drain Opener Turpentine
Furniture Polish Varnish
Herbicides Water Seal
Mothballs Wood Finish
Used Motor oil/Filters Oven Cleaners

WHEN TRANSPORTING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES:
Leave products in original containers. Seal containers to prevent leaking. Carry containers in trunk or in back of vehicle away from passengers. Leave windows down and do not smoke while transporting.

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT:
Radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, explosives or potentially shock sensitive materials, biological, etiologic, and infectious materials, unknown materials, and hazardous waste from commercial businesses.

For more information,
Call Rankin County Solid Waste Dept. at 601-825-9213

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Celebrate Keep America Beautiful’s America’s Recycle Day and E-Cycle RESERVOIR E – Electronics – Recycle Day

Saturday, November 17th

Revell Ace Hardware Shopping
Center Parking Lot

1919 Spillway Rd. , Brandon, MS 39047
(Parking lot on Spillway Rd. near Hugh Ward Blvd. Intersection)
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Keep the Rez Beautiful &
&M Magnolia Data Solutions

Bring any unwanted electronics to the Revell Ace Parking Lot, Saturday, November 17th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Doing so will lighten the electronic waste from your homes and offices in an environmentally friendly and secure way!

Acceptable Items:
Computers, All Computer Components, Desktop Copiers, Fax Machines, Radios, Televisions, Cell Phones, Desk Phones, VCR Players, DVD Players, Electronic Games, Monitors, Keyboards, Printers, Laptops, Scanners, Stereos/Radios, UPS
***There is a $5 charge per monitor & $15 charge per television***

This charge covers the cost incurred by Magnolia Data Solutions from recycling these items properly and in keeping with EPA requirements (i.e. shipping and weight for CRT tubes.) All items collected are properly recycled at Magnolia Data Solutions. Magnolia Data Solutions Is Mississippi’s only CERTIFIED and largest electronic recycler processing over 1.5 million pounds of e-Waste per year.

For more information on this e-Waste event, please contact Barrett White with Magnolia Data Solutions at (601) 919-0062, ext. 102 or email Barrett@MagnoliaDataSolutions.com or contact Jeannine May with Keep The Rez Beautiful at 601-421 – 6160 or email jeannine.b.may@gmail.com

 

First Annual Pearl River Clean Sweep A Success

 

Thank you to all the volunteers who participated in the Pearl River Clean Sweep! Thousands of pounds of trash was pulled from the Pearl River from various sites with your help.   Keep the Rez Beautiful was proud to partner with Pearl Riverkeepers.  You can see more pictures on Pearl Riverkeeper’s Facebook page.

 

Storm Drain Markers

 

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Last Friday, St. Joe students delivered storm drain markers in Audubon Point,  Pearl River and Rez Clean Sweep!  Thank you for your help in making people aware how pollution can go through storm drains and ditches to our rivers and lakes.