April 18-23, Rankin County will hold its annual Clean Up Week and Hazardous Waste and Tire Collection Day. Bulky items, white goods, trash, limbs, recyclable goods and other non-hazardous household debris will be collected at the following sites around Rankin County:
Florence: the Old Unit Barn at 406 White Road
Richland: the Club House on Cleary Road
Brandon: the recycling center at 710 Marquette Road
Pearl:201 Compactor Road
Pelahatchie: the Old Unit Brandon on Brown Street
Puckett: at Means House Moving
Reservoir area: Fire Station 3 on Northshore
Star: the Old Wood Yard on Mangum Drive
Pisgah: the Sandhill Library
On Saturday, April 23, Household Hazardous Waste and Tire Collection Day will be held from 8am until 1pm at the Multi-Purpose Pavilion located at 649 Marquette Road in Brandon. This is the day to dump things such as aerosols, paint and paint thinner, pesticides, batteries, brake fluid and other motor oils or products, chlorine bleach, tires, varnish, ammonia, lighter fluid, turpentine, and similar items, including recyclables.
Radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, explosives or biological, etiologic, and infectious materials, as well as hazardous waste from commercial sites, will not be accepted. For more information contact the Rankin County Solid Waste Department at 601-825-9213.