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''Buck Day'' means spring cleaning in Waterloo

WATERLOO (KWWL)-- If you have a few tires or household appliances you've been wanting to get rid of-- Saturday is your chance in Waterloo.

It's the annual spring citywide cleanup ''Buck Day'' for Waterloo residents.

The Waste Management Services Department on Easton Avenue is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.  

Each vehicle entering the site will be charged $1, plus an additional charge of $1  per tire or appliance (limit of 4 per).  Residents are asked to have the exact change for your load to assist in expediting their visit.


1) Appliances: limit 4 per household; air conditioner, dehumidifier, freezer, refrigerator, clothes dryer, clothes washer, dishwasher, kitchen range, oven/stove, microwave oven, furnace, thermostat, water heater, etc.

2) Tires: limit 4 per household; automobile and pick-up truck tires (rim or no rim).

3) General bulk items "trash": furniture, lawn furniture, worn out clothing, bedding, scrap lumber and building remodeling and repair scrap materials, carpet, house wares, toys, bicycles, etc.

4) All gasoline powered equipment: lawnmowers, weed eaters, tillers, snow blowers, etc. Power equipment must be drained of gas and oil prior to dumping.


1) No garbage (please use your weekly garbage service)

2) No hazardous materials

3) No paint

4) No liquids: fuels, oils, pharmaceuticals, etc.

5) No batteries

6) No yard waste or tree debris

7) No propane gas tanks

8) No tractor or semi tires

Please remember to properly secure your loads when transporting them to the Easton Avenue facility. Use a tarp or enclose waste materials for safety and sanitation purposes.


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