The Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center will sponsor a mobile household hazardous waste collection event this Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd. SE in Iowa City. There is no cost to participate.

Residents of Iowa City and other communities in rural areas of Johnson County, as well as residents of Kalona and Riverside, may dispose of one box of hazardous waste per household, including oil-based paint, household cleaners, non-alkaline batteries such as rechargeable or cell phone batteries, sharps, motor oil and other automotive fluids. No latex paint will be accepted at this event. For a complete list of the items that can be dropped off for disposal, visit the Landfill's hazardous waste section on the City's website at  

Residents with more than one box of household hazardous waste, all businesses, and/or those with materials that will not be accepted at the mobile event should call 319-356-5185 to make an appointment for disposal at the Iowa City Landfill’s permanent household hazardous waste collection facility. 

For more information, contact the Iowa City Recycling Coordinator at 319-887-6160 or email

Date of publication

Tuesday, November 15, 2016