Toxic waste clean up day Sept. 21

On Friday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the city of Mt. Pleasant will be hosting a by appointment only residential hazardous waste disposal event at the Public Works building, 1201 N. Broadway St. The event is open to all citizens of Henry County.

Items that will not be accepted are:

? latex paint (only oil and lead based will be accepted)

? Motor oil or antifreeze

? Containers of five gallons

? Batteries

These materials can be taken to the Great River Regional Waste Authority of HazChem Center. For more information call toll free at: 1-877-429-2436 or 319-753-8758.