Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

The household hazardous waste facility serves Cherokee, Buena Vista, Sac County and all the following cities from Ida County* – Ida County Rural, Holstein, Galva, Ida Grove, Battle Creek.

HHW building

Household Hazardous Materials Regional Collection Center Hours of Operation

7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Monday – Friday

Residents from Cherokee, Buena Vista and Sac counties can bring their HHW (Household Hazardous Waste) directly to Cherokee for no additional charge.

*Residents of these areas in Ida County need to call their respective city hall for approval before bringing HHW to Cherokee for no additional charge.

The residents of Sac County can take HHW directly to the Sac County Landfill HHW storage building. In some cases we will accept HHW from Sac County if it is more convenient to the resident.

General Household Hazardous Materials accepted: 


  • floor and furniture polish
  • oven cleaners
  • kitchen and bath cleaners
  • drain openers
  • disinfectants
  • rug and upholstery cleaners


Visit our Swap Shop

Take for free items that others have brought to our facility that is still in good condition.

  • oil-based paint
  • paint thinner
  • varnish
  • caulk and adhesives


  • insecticides
  • fertilizers
  • weed killers
  • poisons and moth balls


  • gasoline
  • motor oil
  • windshield wiper fluid
  • car wax and cleaners
  • solvents
  • WD-40
  • brake fluid
  • body putty


  • light bulbs
  • batteries
  • all aerosol cans