The City of Perry will collect household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 21 at the Police Station/Fire Station parking lot, located at 908 Willis Ave. Items accepted 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 and windshield fluid.


Items not accepted include ammunition, asbestos, electronics, explosives, fire extinguishers, latex paint, medications, propane tanks and radioactive materials. For more information, contact City Hall at 515-465-2481.