Council Bluffs Recycling Center is home to the Regional Collection Center for Household Hazardous Materials. It is open for drop-offs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, and Fridays and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Additional hours are available by appointment.
Household Hazardous Materials Accepted:
Fluorescent Light Tubes and Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Cooking Oil (though not hazardous, this can be re-used)
When dropping off household hazardous materials please:
Leave materials in their original containers
Bring your driver's license
Be prepared to complete a short questionnaire regarding the products dropped off
Know that unlabeled items will be accepted but an additional questionnaire may be required
Household Hazardous Materials collection is free for residents of Pottawattamie County. Residential materials from outside of Pottawattamie County are accepted for a fee. Please call or email us for details.