Prairie Solid Waste Agency

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Do you have household materials you want to dispose of?

 Household Materials

Prairie Regional Collection Center (RCC) provides free disposal of household hazardous material for the residents of Adams, Taylor, and Union Counties, City of Macksburg, and the County of Clarke County. Please call toll free 866-282-8787 to schedule an appointment so we can have trained staff on hand to serve you in an efficient and timely manner.

We also service the household hazardous facilities in Audubon, Wayne, Ringgold, and Decatur Counties.

 Examples of acceptable items:

Oil/lead based paint



Pool chemicals

Drain cleaners



Used gasoline

Lawn weed killers

Lawn fertilizers

Floor care products

Oven cleaner

Paint thinner


Roofing tar



Household pesticides

Prairie RCC also has a Swap Shop where customer can pick up household materials absolutely free of charge. The Swap Shop contains usable paint, cleaners, etc. brought in by residents for others to use. You can stop by the Swap Shop which is located at the facilities main office at 1774 Lark Ave during normal working hours. PSWA staff reserves the right to limit quantities.

Businesses meeting the EPA requirement of a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQS) of hazardous waste may dispose of their material for a small disposal cost. Please call 866-282-8787 for pricing.









Household Hazardous Waste

Drop-off Event