The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission (BHCSWMC) is partnering with the City of Waterloo to hold a household hazardous and electronic waste collection event from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on May 14, 2022 at the City of Waterloo's Waste Management Facility at 3505 Easton Avenue, Waterloo. Participants must be a resident of Black Hawk county and register for the event at Wastetrac.org. Registration will open on April 8th. No farm, business or non-profit waste will be accepted.
This event is for the collection of household hazardous wastes (HHW) to prevent contamination of water sources and child poisoning, HHW includes items such as household cleaners, solvents, paint removers, herbicides, pesticides, pool chemicals, gasoline, oil-based wood coatings, adhesives, epoxies and glue. All waste must be in a sealed container smaller than 5 gallons. All materials collected will be recycled, used for energy and/or disposed of properly.
In addition to HHW, computers, computer monitors and equipment, televisions, handheld electronics, audio visual equipment, countertop kitchen gadgets and other items with a cord or battery may be accepted for recycling. Residents are allowed two cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions and monitors per vehicle at no charge. Additional CRT's are $5.00 each.
Additional details regarding this event will be provided after registration is completed. Registration is expected to open the first part of April and can be found at www.wastetrac.org or by phone at 319-266-8722.
Paint, laundry detergents, soaps, cosmetics, motor oil, antifreeze, tires, appliances and other general waste is not accepted at this event. For a complete list of materials accepted and not accepted, please visit https://wastetrac.org/ or the Waste Trac Education Team Facebook page for updates.
If you have questions, please contact the Waste Trac Education Team by calling 319-266-8722.