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Posted on: April 11, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event May 14

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The Spring Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Drop-off Event will take place on Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the City of Waterloo Waste Management Services Facility at 3505 Easton Ave. in Waterloo, Iowa.

Registration for this event is required. To register go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4FA9AD2DA2F4C07-2022.

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission is collaborating with the City of Cedar Falls, the City of Waterloo, Green Iowa AmeriCorps, Black Hawk County Public Health Department, Iowa Waste Reduction Center, AECOM, Single Speed Brewing to sponsor this drop-off event for Black Hawk County residents to safely manage hazardous materials and electronics from their homes and garages (some fees may apply).

On the day of the event, follow the event signs from the corner of Highway 218 and E. Mitchell Ave. to Sheffield Ave. to Easton Ave to the gated entrance of the Facility. Volunteers will be on hand to help unload items, direct traffic, survey participants, and make this event run efficiently. For safety reasons, you must stay in your vehicle. The event entrance gate will close promptly at 2:00 p.m. Please plan to arrive accordingly to registration time to ensure your items will be accepted.

Accepted Items:

  • Household items such as lawn chemicals, **batteries (all varieties - except Alkaline), fluorescent light bulbs (compact and tube), propane tanks, old gasoline, mercury thermometers, clogged aerosol cans (including aerosol spray paint), and much more will be accepted from residents for safe disposal.
  • Flat panel TVs and computer monitors, computer accessories, game systems, vacuums, VCR/DVD players, radios, holiday lights, tabletop/floor lamps, and more will be recycled at no cost. All hard drives will be shredded after the event.
  • Each vehicle/household can recycle two Cathode Ray Tube containing (not flat panel) computer monitors/televisions for free. Additional CRTs are $5 each. CRTs are in older TVs and computer monitors with a big bump in the back. Please bring exact cash only. Bills larger than $20 will not be accepted.

Participants should review the complete list of accepted items and fees at https://wastetrac.org and contact the Waste Trac Education Team (before September 18th) with questions.

NOT ACCEPTED at this event. Visit https://wastetrac.org/faqs/ about options for:

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