The Solid Waste and Recycling Department will be hosting Amnesty Day for the citizens of Madison County on October 15, from 9 a.m-2 p.m., at the Solid Waste and Recycling Center located at 2040 NE Rocky Ford Road. Amnesty Day is an opportunity for citizens to discard hazardous household waste items, electronic waste, used oil and no more than four (4) regular vehicle tires, per household. This event is only hosted for citizen’s to dispose of such items and is not available to businesses. As per guidelines from the Department of Environmental Protection, businesses are required to have a hazardous waste disposal plan with other certified agencies to dispose of their waste. To insure that the disposal of such items is consistent with the guidelines from EPA, and authorized in-county citizen usage, disposal of waste items will be carefully documented. Citizens are urged to be attentive to the following safety tips to avoid injury, as well as referring to the table of information outlining a description of hazardous household waste items.