News Flash Home
The original item was published from 4/6/2022 1:59:00 PM to 6/2/2022 12:00:03 AM.

News Flash

Our City News

Posted on: March 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Volunteers Needed for Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event

Group of volunteers at the electronics collection event

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission, the City of Cedar Falls, and the City of Waterloo will be sponsoring the Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Drop-off on Saturday, May 14 at the City of Waterloo’s Waste Management Facility. Over 60 volunteers are needed for this community event. There are two shifts to choose from 7:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (entire event) OR 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (morning shift).  

Volunteer tasks include assisting with directing traffic, shrink-wrapping, traffic safety/surveying, unloading household chemicals, and electronics from vehicles. Community groups and businesses are encouraged to sign up as a team to help, whether it be part of a sports team, civic or collegiate club, corporate team, church group, etc. Individuals may sign up as well. All details about the event can be found at:   

Thre is expected to be 700-900 vehicles from Black Hawk County participating in the drop-off event, bringing a wide assortment of household chemicals and electronics. Consider joining this group of fantastic volunteers! 

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission office is the only agency registering volunteers for this event. If you are interested in volunteering on May 14, please sign up at If you have any questions or comments, email or call 319-234-8115. The volunteer registration deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6 so adequate food and safety supplies can be prepared. 

Additional information may be found at or by contacting John Foster at or by calling 319-234-8115. 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Our City News

Take the Community Transit Survey

Posted on: May 2, 2023
a-Facebook Cover Earth week 2023

Cedar Falls Earth Week

Posted on: March 13, 2023
People drinking coffee at McDonald's with Cedar Falls officer

Cedar Falls Coffee With a Cop

Posted on: February 15, 2023

Visit the Cedar Falls Art Mural

Posted on: October 26, 2022

Center Street Corridor Streetscape Project

Posted on: September 29, 2022
construction updates graphic

27th Street Reconstruction Phase II

Posted on: September 15, 2022