FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2023
Kewaunee County to Host “Clean Sweep” Collection for Residents
KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WI – Location of this year’s Kewaunee County Clean Sweep event
has moved its location to the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds located at 625 Third Street,
Luxemburg. Persons are asked to enter using the Third Street entrance.
Kewaunee County Emergency Management requests “Clean Sweep” registration for County
residents, farmers, and ag businesses looking to properly dispose of unwanted chemicals,
pesticides, household wastes, dry medications, opioids, sharps and more in an environmentally
safe manner, either at no or little cost.
The event will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at the Kewaunee County Fairground from
Residents are asked to sign-up with Kewaunee County Emergency Management before
Thursday, October 19, 2023 online at https://www.kewauneeco.org/departments/emergencymanagement/
clean-sweep/ OR by calling our office at (920) 845-9702 for registration assistance.
For safety reasons, those bringing items will be asked to stay in their vehicles during drop-off,
and staff who will be wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) will handle the collection of
items. All items should be placed in a car trunk, rear compartment of a SUV with the 2nd row of
seats up or in the bed of a pickup truck.
“‘Clean Sweep’ is an opportunity to encourage proper disposal of hazardous waste. It’s a
community service that aims to educate and help the environment,” said Tracy Nollenberg,
Director of Kewaunee County Emergency Management.
This service is made possible with grants received from the Wisconsin Department of
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection as well as funding from Kewaunee County Families
and Communities Encouraging Success (F.A.C.E.S.).