Free household chemical collection for Poweshiek County residents will be held on Saturday, April 12th, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Public Services Department 1411 1st Avenue, Grinnell.
- Common household cleaners
- Lawn & pool chemicals
- Oil & lead-based paint
- Stains & varnishes
- Gasoline & kerosene
- Lighter fluid
- Rechargeable batteries
- Fluorescent light bulbs & CFLs
- Sharps (needles) in rigid plastic jug
Call SCISWA at 641-828-8545 for more information about what is accepted.
- Latex paint
- Medical wastes/drugs
- Radioactive materials
- Fire extinguishers & gas cylinders
- Auto batteries
- Alkaline batteries (A,AA, AAA, C, D)
- Empty containers
- Motor oil
- Hazardous waste from businesses
Managing latex paint: open it up, add kitty litter, stir. When dry, place open can in your garbage.
The household chemical collection is a service of South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency. Call or visit www.sciswa.org.