The Pierce County Fall Clean Sweep accepted hazardous and other waste at the county recycling center Saturday. Unwanted medications were also taken at the event. Homeowners, farmers and business people brought in pesticides, fertilizers, solvents, fuels, cleaning agents, lead, oil- and latex-based paints, and more. Pleasant late summer weather may have kept the number of participants down, however. Signs around the center directed people to various collection stations.