Household Hazardous Waste

Proper Household Hazardous Waste Disposal


Residents from Muscatine and Louisa County can dispose of their household hazardous waste at the Transfer Station for no cost. This program is to provide safe disposal of household hazardous waste for residents. Residents can bring in their household hazardous waste during our regular business hours.

Muscatine Transfer Station
Monday - Friday 7 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Businesses who are interested in disposal of hazardous waste need to contact Kristy Korpi, Acting Solid Waste Manager for more details of where and how to dispose of hazardous materials.

What is Household Hazardous Material?



Household hazardous materials can be defined as household products that contain 1 or more of the following characteristics:



Combustible

Capable of being easily set of fire



Corrosive


Capable of burning or destroying living tissues and materials by means of a chemical reaction.



Reactive


Capable of exploding if exposed to heat or extreme pressure. May react violently when exposed to incompatible materials.

Toxic


The ability to cause severe injury or death if inhaled, ingested, or absorbed through the skin.