Household Hazardous Waste Day set for May

Photo: Some of the old paint cans collected at the Household Hazardous Waste Day held last year. (Bob Bakken/

DeSoto County officials are announcing that the annual Household Hazardous Waste Day and Waste Tire Recycle is set for May 6. Hours are from 8 a.m.-12 noon at the Landers Center.

The County Environmental Services department each year offers the event as a safe way for residents to dispose of items classified as household hazardous waste.

The collection event is a community service funded by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in cooperation with the County Board of Supervisors.

More information about the Household Hazardous Waste Day is found here.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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