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ADEL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY--APRIL 16, 2016  

See details below.


REGIONAL COLLECTION CENTER for Household Hazardous Waste,  Bondurant, Iowa       

515-967-5512 or 1-888-603-2739                   

Hours:    

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tuesday thru Friday                                                          

8:00AM - 12:00 Noon First and Third Saturday          

The South Dallas County Landfill has partnered with the MWA Regional Collection Center to provide for the collection and disposal of household chemicals.

Toxic, corrosive, reactive and flammable materials present common household disposal challenges. They can contaminate the air, soil, wastewater treatment systems and drinking water supplies if managed or disposed of improperly. These materials may also be a health risk to family members, especially children, if handled improperly.

The Regional Collection Center, in Bondurant is a place where residents can drop off their household hazardous waste free of charge (up to 75 pounds). Minimal fees do apply for latex paint, electronics, tires, oil containers larger than five gallons and loads larger than 75 pounds. 

Acceptable Items: Aerosols, Acids, Antifreeze, Batteries (Alkaline & Rechargeable), Cell Phones, Compact Flourescent Lamps (CFL)s, Cleaners, Flourescent Light Bulbs, Fertilizers, Floor Care Products, Glues, Oil Filters, Oven Cleaner, Oil-Based Paint Paint Thinner & Remover, Petroleum-Based Adhesives, Pesticides, Poison, Pool Chemicals, Roofing Tar, Rust Removers, Sharps, Shellac, Stain, Windshield Washer Fluid, Mercury Thermometers, Mercury Thermostats

FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK THE COLLECTION CENTER WEBSITE:

www.mwatoday.com/locations/metro-hazardous-waste-drop-off/default.aspx

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ADEL MOBILE COLLECTION DAY                                            A Saturday in April

Each April, the mobile collection unit "Cleanup Crew" comes to the Adel Kinnick-Feller Park for a couple of hours to make it convenient for residents of Adel and surrounding areas to bring their unwanted chemicals for proper disposal.  WATCH THE ADEL CITY NEWSLETTER FOR THE EXACT DATE THAT IS COORDINATED WITH THE CITY SPRING CLEANUP DAY.

With the assistance of the Adel Lions Club, who have volunteered to help with the event since its inception in 1998, over 1 ton of unwanted chemicals may be collected to be transported to the Bondurant facility for proper disposal.

In addition to collecting household hazardous waste, the South Dallas County Landfill collects used motor oil and car batteries as a service to the community. 

The mobile unit travels to various locations throughout the member area.  For a complete schedule, please go to: 

www.mwatoday.com/locations/metro-hazardous-waste-drop-off/drop-off-events/

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BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL HAZARDOUS WASTE--ARE YOU A CESQG?                   A Conditionally Exempt Small Quanity Generator (CESQG) is a business that produces less than 220 lbs. of hazardous waste per month and cannot not store more than 2200 lbs of hazardous waste on site at any one time.

Call the Regional Collection Center (RCC) to make arrangements to dispose of your hazardous waste.  1-515-967-5512 or 1-888-603-2739

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Latex paints and other latex products are NOT household hazardous materials.  You can dispose of them in your regular trash after drying them properly.

----For old paint, open can in a well-ventilated area, add kitty litter and stir occasionally.  When the litter has soaked up the paint, you may dispose of it in your regular trash.