Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste

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Recycling

Household Hazardous Waste

Acceptable Materials

Examples of products that can be brought to the household hazardous waste facility (during business hours only) are:

  • Acids
  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Gasoline
  • Household pesticides
  • Latex\oil based paints
  • Solvents
  • Stains
  • Varnishes

Materials That Are Not Accepted

We do not accept the following wastes:

  • Agricultural pesticides or fertilizers
  • Alkaline, NiCad button, or automobile batteries (Regular dry cell alkaline batteries (AAA, AA, C, D) are not hazardous waste items. These can be simply disposed of by placing in your normal trash.)
  • Antifreeze
  • Business wastes
  • Explosive materials
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Medical waste
  • Motor oil or oil filters
  • Radioactive waste
  • Tires

For information on how to properly dispose of these items, contact our business office.

Guidelines for Drop-off

Must be at least 18 years of age or older, a resident of Mower County, and must be able to provide a valid driver's license or other valid ID upon request. Any household hazardous waste that is dropped off or left unattended before a proper authorization is considered illegal dumping and will be prosecuted as such.