City’s household hazardous waste collection coming July 16


The city of Perry will hold its annual household hazardous waste collection Saturday, July 16 from 9 a.m. until noon in the parking lot of the Public Safety Building at 908 Willis Ave.

Items accepted for disposal include:

  • antifreeze
  • batteries (only rechargeable)
  • cleaners
  • fertilizers
  • fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
  • glues
  • gasoline and kerosene
  • motor oil (used)
  • oil filters (used)
  • oil-based paint
  • pesticides
  • poison
  • pool chemicals
  • roofing tar
  • stains
  • varnishes
  • thermostats
  • thermometers (mercury)
  • vegetable oil
  • weed killers
  • windshield fluid

Some items will not be accepted for disposal. These include:

  • ammunition
  • asbestos
  • electronics
  • explosives
  • fire extinguishers
  • latex paint
  • medications
  • propane tanks
  • radioactive materials

For more information, call the Perry City Hall at 515-465-2481.

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