Fall toxic cleanup days 1999

Toxic Cleanup Days are held periodically across the state to give residents an opportunity to properly dispose of waste materials that are hazardous or prohibited during normal trash collections. They are jointly sponsored and funded by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and local agencies in the counties where the events are being held.

Residents in five Iowa counties will be able to dispose of certain hazardous waste materials during Toxic Cleanup Days scheduled this fall. Residents in these counties will have the opportunity to safely and responsibly dispose of certain hazardous materials that often are stored in basements and garages. Oil-based paint, flammable liquids, pesticides, and household cleaners are accepted for proper disposal; other household hazardous materials may be accepted. Appointments are required to ensure participant convenience. Persons planning to dispose of hazardous materials should check with their Toxic-Cleanup-Days coordinator for a complete list of accepted items and to schedule an appointment. Materials will be accepted from urban and rural households only. A list of fall Toxic Cleanup Days follows. For more information, call me (Theresa Stiner) at 515-281-8646.

Wayne County (September 11)

Coordinator: Larry Luckert
Location: Wayne County Fairgrounds
Call for appointment: M-F (8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.), 515-872-1167
For information: 515-872-1536

Grundy County (September 18)

Coordinator: Sheridan Roberts
Location: Grundy County Fairgrounds
For appointment: September 1, 2, 7-9 
 (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.), 319-345-2688
 September 3, 10, 13, 16 (10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.), 
For information: 319-824-5924

Lee & rural Henry counties (September 18)

Coordinator: Kirsten Bobb
Location: Lee County Landfill
For appointment: 319-524-2163
For information: 319-372-6140

Delaware County (October 9)

Coordinator: Jack Klaus
Location: Delaware County Fairgrounds
For appointment: M-F (8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.), 319-927-5037
For information: 800-535-0613

This article originally appeared on pages 165-166 of the IC-482(22) -- September 13, 1999 issue.

Updated 09/12/1999 - 1:00pm