Kent County will be accepting household hazardous waste from residents Saturday, October 12.
Residents with proper ID can drop off items from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 2908 Ten Mile Rd. in Rockford. The county will also accept drop-off items on October 26 at 1500 Scribner Ave. NW in Grand Rapids.
Chemicals including weed killers, bug sprays, antifreeze, gasoline, oil-based paint, wood preservatives, paint thinner, pool chemicals, deck cleaners, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury thermometers and thermostats will all be accepted. Latex paint, medical waste, prescription drugs, ammunition and fireworks are prohibited.
For more information, visit the Household Hazardous Waste Program website or call (616) 336-2570.