Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day 2017

To facilitate safe disposal of hazardous household waste, Jones County will host a countywide collection event on April 8, 2017 from 8 am to noon at the Laurel Fairgrounds. The Jones County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a free program and a great opportunity for Laurel residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste in an environmentally friendly way.

Drop-off Location

Laurel Fairgrounds

1457 Ellisville Blvd

Laurel, MS 3944o

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This is the only county-wide household hazardous waste collection date scheduled for this year.

These items should be recycled:
Pesticides
Aerosol cans, paint, lead-based paint chips, solvent and thinners
Chemicals for pools, photography and other hobbies
Rechargeable tools, household batteries and lead-acid batteries
Consumer electronics such as:

  • Televisions
  • Computers
  • VCRs and DVD players
  • Phones
  • Stereos

Media recycling such as:

  • Audio
  • Computer
  • Video
  • Cassette tapes
  • VHS
  • CDs
  • Vinyl records
  • Game cartridges and discs

Household hazardous wastes mercury items like

  • CFLs, fluorescent and HID lamps
  • Old thermostats and thermometers

Automotive wastes such as:

  • Oil and oil filters
  • Fuel additives
  • Starter fluid
  • Waxes

For more information, contact the office of Public Relations by email at news@laurelms.com or by phone at 601-428-7376.