The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency is currently accepting Household Hazardous Materials at the Regional Collection Center by appointment only. Dubuque and Delaware County residents please use the scheduler below to schedule your appointment.
For appointments scheduled using the scheduling tool below, the limit for Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) is two (2) 18-Gallon sized totes/boxes. Customers with more HHM materials than the two container limit must call (563) 557-8220 ext. 1 to schedule an appointment.
Accepted / Not Accepted Household Items
Items accepted include:
Household cleaners include toilet bowl, oven, rug/carpet, drain and ammonia-based cleaners
Weed & feed fertilizers
Herbicides such as Round-up and 2-4-D
Pesticides such as roach and ant sprays, mole killer, mouse poisons, and flying insect sprays
Other common lawn and garden products
Brake and transmission fluids
Carburetor and engine cleaners
Oil Base waxes and polishes
Oil based paints, stains, and varnishes
Paint removers, thinners such as alcohol or acetone,
Wiping oils such as Tung Oil
Used motor oil, oil filters, or antifreeze
Compact Fluorescent Lights and Fluorescent Tubes
Water based, latex paints - if the label calls for a water cleanup it is a latex product and can be dried out and placed in the trash
Items Not Accepted
Items not accepted include:
Laundry detergents, soaps, cosmetics, and medications are not accepted
Click here for a handout with some of the most common items we accept and do not accept. If you have an item, and it is not on the handout, check our Waste Search Tool.