Spring toxic clean-up days announced

Several toxic clean-up days in April and May offer homeowners and farmers an opportunity to get rid of leftover household chemicals and hazardous wastes. They are sponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and local officials.

Please set up an appointment to bring in items by calling the contact person listed for each site. For more information regarding waste disposal options, call Jeff Fiagle or Roy DeWitt at the DNR, 515-281-5859.

Buena Vista County

May 2, 1998

Coordinator: Kim Johnson

Buena Vista County Environmental Health Department

215 E. 5th

P.O. Box 301

Storm Lake, IA 50588

Phone 712-749-2555, FAX 712-732-2603

Location: County Engineer's Maintenance Garage 2, 1913 Richland St., Storm Lake

Butler County

May 9, 1998

Coordinator: Mary Leemon

Heery Woods Nature Center

28727 Timber Rd.

Clarksville, IA 50619

Phone 319-278-1130

Location: Butler County Fairgrounds, Allison

Chickasaw County

May 9, 1998

Coordinator: Ken Rasing

Environmental Health Technician

Chickasaw County Sanitarian

116 N. Chestnut Ave.

P.O. Box 214

New Hampton, IA 50659-0214

Phone 515-394-2406, FAX 515-394-4173

Location: Chickasaw County Heritage Residence, 2275 McCloud Ave., New Hampton

Clayton County

April 25, 1998

Coordinator: Chuck Carbert

Clayton County Conservation Board

29862 Osborne Road

Elkader, IA 52043-8247

Phone 319-245-1516

Location: Clayton County Fairgrounds, 26143 Ivory Road, Garnavillo

Decatur County

May 16, 1998

Coordinator: Richard Erke, Director

Decatur County Conservation

Route 1, Box 97A

Leon, IA 50144

Phone 515-446-7307, FAX 515-446-7159

Location: Decatur County Fairgrounds, Highway 69, Leon

Grundy County

April 25, 1998

Coordinator: D. Sheridan Roberts, Coordinator

Grundy County Emergency Management

705 8th St.

Grundy Center, IA 50638

Phone 319-824-6933 (work), 319-824-5826 (home)

FAX 319-345-2193

Location: Grundy County Fairgrounds, Grundy Center

Guthrie County

April 18, 1998

Coordinator: Al Ackerman

Recycling Coordinator

Grundy County Environmental Health

Grundy County Courthouse

200 N. 5th St.

Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Phone 515-747-8320

Location: Guthrie Center Fairgrounds, Highway 44 W., Guthrie Center

Montgomery County

April 18, 1998

Coordinator: Dave Walton

Southwest Iowa Planning Council

1501 SW 7th St.

Atlantic, IA 50022

Phone 712-243-4196, FAX 712-243-3458

Location: Red Oak's Legion Park, Hwy. 48 and U.S. 34, Red Oak

Union County

April 25, 1998

Coordinator: Gerald McLain, Chair

Union County Landfill Commission

300 N. Pine

Creston, IA 50801

Phone 515-782-4610

Location: Union County Maintenance Shop, E. Adams St., Creston

Wapello County

May 16, 1998

Coordinator: Jody Gates

City of Ottumwa

105 E. Third St.

Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone 515-683-0694

Location: Greater Ottumwa Park Shelter, Hwy. 63 and Hwy. 34, Ottumwa

Woodbury County

May 2, 1998

Coordinator: John Green

Solid Waste Systems Manager

City of Sioux City

P.O. Box 447

1701 Terminal Drive

Sioux City, IA 51102-0447

Phone 712-279-6293, FAX 712-279-6296

Location: Utilities Field Office, 1921 18th St., Sioux Drive

This article originally appeared on pages 35-36 of the IC-480 (4) -- April 6, 1998 issue.

Updated 04/05/1998 - 1:00pm