Residents can safely dispose of household hazardous materials during a mobile collection event from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018, at East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd. SE. 

This event is for households and 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, can dispose of one box of household hazardous materials per household. 

Materials include oil-based paint, household cleaners, non-alkaline batteries, such as rechargeable or cell phone batteries, sharps, motor oil and other automotive fluids. Latex paint will not be accepted at this event. For a complete list of accepted items, visit  

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

For more information, call the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center at 319-356-5185.


Date of publication

Wednesday, March 14, 2018