Accepted Household Hazardous Materials

  • Degreasers
  • Waxes & Polishes
  • Solvents
  • Lacquers & Thinners
  • Caustic Household Cleaners
  • Spot & Stain Removers
  • Pesticides & Herbicides
  • Oil Based Paints
  • Latex Paint (latex paint will be assessed a $1 per gallon fee)


The HHM Facility is unable to accept certain items from residents. If you have these materials, please contact facility staff for possible alternative disposal options at 712-324-4026.

  • Ammunition & Explosives
  • Needles
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Pharmaceuticals


Latex paint received at the HHM will be assessed a $1 per gallon fee. Completely dried latex can be disposed of with your regular garbage. The paint must be thoroughly dried-out, otherwise the refuse hauler and landfill will not accept the waste for disposal.

Mixing it with cat litter, sawdust, floor-dry or spreading the paint over cardboard or old carpet will help to dry out latex paint. Please dispose of empty dried out paint cans in the regular garbage.