The Harold Rowley Recycling Center will be hosting several household hazardous material collections on the following dates:
April 11th: Storm Lake, Lakeside, and Truesdale
June 6th: Rembrandt and Sioux Rapids
August 8th: Albert City, Marathon, Linn Grove
August 15th: Alta
September 5th: Newell
People can turn in various types of cleaners, solvents, oil-based or lead-based paint, varnish or stain, caulking, auto wax and other automotive products, pesticides or herbicides, etc. Latex paint is not accepted - it should be allowed to dry out and then may be disposed of in regular trash.
Residents need to call 712-732-7171 to schedule an appointment before bringing waste to the Mobile Collection Site (they are held at various locations throughout the county). Businesses must call 712-261-0487 for information on collection, according to Lori Dicks, General Manager, Buena Vista County Solid Waste.