This event is free and only for residents of Lucas, Marion, Monroe and Poweshiek counties. Waste from schools & businesses, including farms, will NOT be accepted without prior approval.

Service provided by South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency. CallĀ  (641) 828-8545 with questions.


  • Aerosol cleaners, paints
  • Ammonia-based cleaners
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries (only rechargeable)
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)
  • Oil-based and lead-based paints
  • Stains, Varnishes
  • Metal polishes, rust removers
  • Thermometers (mercury)
  • Thermostats (mercury)
  • Pesticides
  • Petroleum adhesives
  • Used oil filters
  • Sharps or needles (must be contained) Must be contained in detergent bottles or sharps containers (not milk jugs or pop bottles). Lids must also be taped.


  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos
  • Electronics
  • Explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Latex paint
  • Medications
  • Propane tanks, cylinders
  • Radioactive materials