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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Residential Electronics Recycling & Household Toxins Drop-off

Date:          April 13, 2019

Time:          9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Address:     Waterloo Waste Water Treatment Plant

                   3505 Easton Avenue

                   Waterloo, IA 50702

ALL Black Hawk County residents are welcome to bring approved electronic items and toxic materials from their homes and garages (fees may apply). More information can be found at the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission’s website https://wastetrac.org/spring-drop-off-event/ or via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/285947658628296/. Have an item that you are unsure about? Contact the Waste Trac Education Team at 319-266-8722.

The following items will NOT be accepted at the event: paint, motor oil, antifreeze, lawn mowers, grills, appliances (including microwaves, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, water heaters, etc.), tires, asbestos, ammunition, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, radioactive materials, or non-hazardous waste (such as furniture, carpet, and other bulky garbage). Electronics waste and hazardous materials from businesses, churches, schools, and non-profits will NOT be accepted. Tips for managing these materials (and other items) can be found at https://wastetrac.org/faqs/.

Approximately 60 volunteers (age 18+) are needed to help unload items, direct traffic, survey participants, and make this event run efficiently. Groups and individuals interested in volunteering should contact Tammy Turner at 319-266-8722 or by email at tturner@co.black-hawk.ia.us. Volunteer information can be found at https://wastetrac.org/volunteer/.

Another event for county residents will be held in Cedar Falls on September 21st. Visit https://wastetrac.org/fall-drop-off-event/ for more details as the event approaches.

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