April 26 is used tire and solid waste drop off day in Cass County. The county’s Road Commission is accepting items from 3 until 6 in the afternoon at their headquarters at 340 North O’Keefe Street in Cassopolis. Residents can also drop off up to 300 pounds of hazardous waste at no charge. Electronics, small appliances, metal items and anything steel will be accepted, as well as flags and eyeglasses. Residents must bring proof of residence with them in order to drop off items for free.
The following items cannot be taken:
Used motor oil
Propane tanks larger than 20 pounds
Latex paint is not hazardous and can be discarded at the event. Event organizers recommend letting the paint dry out before disposing it.
All collected tires will be taken to a tire recycling facility near Sturgis.
Contact the county administrator’s office at 269-445-4420 for further questions.