The city of Marshalltown has partnered with The Solid Waste Management Commission of Marshall County and Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-off to bring its residents the opportunity to properly dispose of household hazardous wastes.
The Household Hazardous Material Drop-off Day will be from 8 a.m. to noon May 18 at the Marshalltown Water Pollution Control Plant, 1001 Woodland St., east of Riverview Park.
Waste from schools and businesses, including farms, will not be accepted. These items are accepted at the Metro Hazardous Waste Drop-off in Bondurant.
The following are the items accepted at the May 18 drop-off: stain and varnish; paint remover and thinner; gasoline and kerosene; windshield washer solution; aerosol cleaners; drain and oven cleaners; metal polishes and rust removers; oil- and lead-based paint; ammonia-based cleaners; rechargeable batteries; petroleum-based adhesives; glues, caulk, contact cements and resins; fertilizers, pesticides; and weed killers.
Items that will not be accepted: latex paint, used motor oil, used oil filters, lead acid batteries, needles, ammunition, explosives, asbestos, radioactive material, fire extinguishers and compressed gas cylinders.
For more information, call 1-888-603-CREW.