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  • Household hazardous waste collections set for Aug. 22 and 23

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    Five Rivers Resource Conservation and Development, Inc., will conduct household hazardous waste collections Aug. 22 and 23.
    The collections are made possible through financial assistance from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Waste Reduction and Recycling Program and other assistance from the Nemaha NRD, Lower Big Blue NRD, and Jefferson, Cass, Otoe, Nemaha, Johnson, Pawnee, Richardson, Saline Counties.
    Other Partners include the Great Plains Resource, Conservation and Development (RC&D), Midwest Farmer’s CO-OP, Ash Grove Cement, and Wiles Brothers Inc.
    The following is a list of collection locations:
    Otoe County – Syracuse
    Location: County Shop North of HWY 2 on HWY 50
    Friday, August 22 2014 from 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
    Contact Carol Crook 402-873-4619
    Pawnee County –Pawnee City
    Location: County Shop-342 5th St
    Friday, August 22, 2014 from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Contact Alan Richard 402-852-2887 or 402-670-1880
    Nemaha County – Auburn
    Location: Behind City Hall, 1101 J St.
    Friday, August 22, 2014 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Contact Mary Kruger 402-274-8708
    Otoe County – Nebraska City
    Location: County Shop, Hwy 2 Beltway
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
    Contact Carol Crook 402-873-4619
    Cass County – Eagle
    Location: West side – Midwest Farmer’s CO-OP, 400 Railway
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Contact Janet McCartney 402-298-7168
    Items accepted include old paint, pesticides and herbicides, cleaning chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, antifreeze, yard and garden chemicals.
    Items including tires, electronic equipment, appliances, PCBs, picric acid, science lab materials, radioactive materials or biological hazards will not be accepted.
    Five Rivers RC&D is requested a $5 per household donation.
    For more information contact Bobbie Meints at 402-869-2355 or via email at 5rivers.meints@gmail.com.
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