Pope/Douglas Solid Waste operates a mobile household hazardous waste (hhw) collection trailer. The trailer is used, in conjunction with, community cleanup events that occur in many cities and towns throughout Pope and Douglas Counties.
This is a free service that is available to all household residents of Pope and Douglas Counties.
Pope/Douglas also operates a year-round household hazardous waste (hhw) facility that is located in Alexandria.
2020 Mobile HHW & Appliance Events
2020 Mobile Household Hazardous Waste and Appliance Recycling Events
(NOTE: Glenwood Area Cleanup Event has been canceled until further notice)
Mobile HHW Trailer
- Products & Items Accepted – (NO jugs of motor oil/filters. NO sharps. NO drugs. NO explosives.)
- Batteries Accepted – (ALL types – except ‘Alkaline’ go into regular trash)
- Bulbs Accepted – (ALL types – except incandescent/auto/halogen types go into regular trash)
Mobile Appliance Recycling
- Types of Appliances Accepted – (NO e-waste/electronics. NO AV Fridges.)
Locations and Details
- **April 25 – Carlos Area HHW from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Carlos City Office/Garage – 109 Main Ave, Carlos **(appliances handled through other vendor) – fees may apply
- May 2 – Evansville Area HHW and Appliance Recycling from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Evansville School Parking Lot – 123 2nd Ave East, Evansville
- May 20 – City of Brandon/Brandon Twp Area HHW and Appliance Recycling from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brandon Vet’s Park – 212 Front Street, Brandon – South of water tower/Across street from car wash
- May 30 – La Grand Twp Area HHW and Appliance Recycling from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
La Grand Twp Hall – 501 Town Hall Road NW, Alexandria
- June 6 – Kensington/Farwell Area HHW from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kensington Yard Waste Site/City Garage – Grand Ave South, Kensington (dead end road) (appliances handled through other vendor) – fees may apply
- June 20 – Miltona Area HHW and Appliance Recycling from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Douglas County Garage Parking Lot – 319 Main Street, Miltona
- June 27– City of Forada/Hudson Twp Area HHW and Appliance Recycling from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lot North of Forada Fire Dept – not in Fire Dept Lot, 1639 4th Street SE – Alexandria
- June 27 – City of Nelson Area HHW and Appliance Recycling from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ballfields – North Side of Town
Year-round Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste operates a year-round household hazardous waste facility located in Alexandria.
We are here for you to do the right thing with your old paints, pesticides, florescent bulbs, rechargeable batteries and much more!
Ace Hardware (Paints/Bulbs/Batteries ONLY) in Glenwood
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste has partnered with Ace Hardware (Glenwood) to offer more access to properly disposing of paints, stains, fluorescent bulbs and rechargeable batteries.
Drop off location at Ace Hardware in Glenwood.
Drop off is available when store location is open.
Pope County Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Trailer
There is also a Mobile Household Hazardous Waste trailer set up in Glenwood to offer more access.
Stay tuned for 2020 scheduled events.
Drop off location at the Pope County (County Highway Building)
Saturdays on April 13th, June 8th, August 10th (9 am-12 pm)
Wednesdays on May 8th, July 10th, September 11th (4 pm – 7 pm)
Contact Pope/Douglas Solid Waste with questions.