Clean Sweep is an annual drop-off for HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS from homes, farms, and eligible businesses.

 Clean Sweep is open to all Rock County residents.  Due to high demand, advance registration is required for all events.

Event status:  Accepting registration for all sites for 2018.

CLEAN SWEEP 2018 - Leave your name and address at 608-754-6617 ext. 4743 or ext. 4758 or linda.pakes@co.rock.wi.us (subject "Clean Sweep").     
  • Friday, June 22, 12 - 2 pm, City of Edgerton Public Works garage, 315 W. High St. 
  • Saturday, June 23, 9 am - 12 pm, City of Beloit Public Works garage, 2351 Springbrook Ct.
  • Saturday, August 25, 9 am - 11 am, Rock County Public Works garage, 3715 Newville Rd, Janesville
  • WHAT TO BRING, rates, how to register for Homes and Farms (pdf)
  • WHAT NOT TO BRING - see section next section this page.  
  • RECYCLER LIST (pdf) - year round drop-offs for motor oil, fluorescent bulbs & ballasts, batteries, electronics, paint recycling (latex and oil-based).  Updated April 2018.

YEAR-ROUND SERVICE is available at Dane County Clean Sweep (608-838-3212) (non-Dane County resident fee of $75/trip, restrictions and large load fees may apply; no latex paint or electronics; not affiliated with Rock County Clean Sweep). 

BUSINESS Program (details at bottom).  

What not to bring:

Rock County residents only.  All adjoining WI and IL counties have hazardous waste collections.  Residency required.   Programs are NOT AFFILIATED with Rock County, separate rates and rules apply. 


Business Program

Who can use Business Clean Sweep?  Any Wisconsin business, school or agency that generates under 220 pounds of hazardous waste in a month and stores less than 2,205 pounds of hazardous waste in a year may be eligible as a VSQG (Very Small Quantity Generator) to use a Clean Sweep drop-off site for the cost of disposal only - no vendor mobilization costs. Rock County Clean Sweep is not affiliated with Dane County Clean Sweep, programs may vary.

To use sites in Rock County: 

To use sites in Dane County (open year round):

  • Dane County Business Clean Sweep
  • Appointments required.
  • Disposal fees apply.
  • Ag chemical discount does not apply for Rock County farms or businesses that use Dane County service.

 


The mention of businesses is not an endorsement by Rock County Land Conservation Department or any agency associated with Clean Sweep. For corrections to content, please call Rock County Land Conservation Department, 608-754-6617 ext. 3.  Clean Sweep in Rock County is made possible though an annual grant from the Wisconsin Department of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection and sustaining donations from the Cities of Beloit, Janesville, Edgerton; Towns of Fulton, La Prairie, Harmony, Bradford, Rock, Turtle, Beloit, Center, Clinton, Avon, Janesville, Lima, Porter, Magnolia; Village of Clinton; and Rock County.

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