City of Perry to collect household hazardous waste July 20

Submitted to The Chief
Perry residents can drop off household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at the Police Station/Fire Station parking lot, 908 Willis Ave. PHOTO BY ALLISON ULLMANN/THE PERRY CHIEF

The City of Perry will collect household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 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 on this event, please see the flyer above, visit www.perryia.org or call Perry City Hall at 515-465-2481.