Marquette County Household
Hazardous Waste collection was started by the Marquette
County Solid Waste Authority with the purpose of keeping common
toxic household chemicals out of our water and air. These
everyday chemicals (pesticides, household cleaners, oil based
paints and solvents, ect.) all have the potential to damage our
To Identify HHW: Read
the label. Look for the signal words, "Danger- Poison,
Danger, Warning, Caution, Flammable or Caustic".
"To operate the landfill at the least financial cost while operating
the landfill in an environmentally sound manner. The Authority shall
concentrate its efforts on a cost efficient landfill operation while
attempting to implement resource recovery projects and diverting hazardous
waste from disposal in the landfill. The Marquette County Solid Waste
Management Authority shall set solid waste management policy and solid
waste system implementation in consultation with the Marquette County
Board of Commissioners and the Marquette County Planning Commission."
Area residents are now able
to recycle their household batteries that would have otherwise
ended up in the trash. Click the link below for more details.