Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Promoting Pollution Prevention Through Information Exchange
   

Projects Database

Household Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep Collection Program


Project Information

Award Amount:$20,000.00
Dollars Leveraged:$2,579.00
Start-End Dates:8/15/97-8/14/00
URL:n/a
Description:Summary: The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin hosted three one-day household hazardous waste collections at the Keshena Transfer facility and conducted education outreach as well. The purpose of this project was to reduce the amount of household hazardous waste (HHW) that would be disposed of in Wisconsin landfills and strengthen the tribes integrated waste management program promoting waste minimization.

Environmental Results/Products: The Menominee Tribe one-day collection events on June 13, 1998, December 22, 1998 and June 24, 2000 at the Keshena WI transfer facility site, which diverted more than 18,000 lbs of HHW from landfills within the Great Lakes basin. These collections included grease and oil, waste batteries, formaldehyde, waste paint, waste mercury, waste aerosols, hydrochloric and sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide, waste pesticides, chlorine tablets, mineral spirits, fluorescent lamps, and sealants.

The Household Hazardous Waste Project (HHWP) promoted the safe use, storage and disposal of hazardous materials by educating consumers to:

• identify and avoid potentially hazardous products;
• buy only what is needed, use it up completely or share leftovers with someone who can use it;
• recycle those materials that can be recycled; and
• dispose of leftover or unwanted products through hazardous waste collection facilities.

Products/Reports

There are no reports associated with this project.


Funding Organizations

Below is a list of organizations with individual contacts that are funding this project.

U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office - Primary Contact

77 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, Illinois 60604
There are no individuals in this organization
associated with this project.


Organizations Receiving Funding

Below is a list of organizations with individual contacts that are receiving funding for this project.

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin - Primary Contact

P.O. Box 910
Keshena, Wisconsin 54135-0910
p: (715) 799-5154
f: (715) 799-4525
scongas@mail.wisc.net
Individual Contacts
  • Betty Jo Wozniac


Associated Organizations

Below is a list of associated organizations that are NOT giving or receiving funding for this project.

Kenosha Volunteer Fire Department - Partner

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Partner

101 S. Webster Street, P.O. Box 7921
Madison, Wisconsin 53707
p: 608-267-3125
CEA@dnr.state.wi.us

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

P2Rx

One East Hazelwood Drive; Champaign, IL; 61820; (800) 407-0261; glrppr@glrppr.org