Batteries, Bulbs & Sharps

Batteries, Bulbs & Sharps

The Agency accepts batteries, fluorescent bulbs and medical sharps for no charge from Linn County residents.  These items are only accepted at 1954 County Home Road, Marion, Iowa.

Fluorescent Bulbs

  • Tube-style or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs are accepted at 1954 County Home Road, Marion, Iowa
  • No charge for Linn County residents
  • $1.00 per bulb for businesses; large quantity loads must call first: (319) 377-5290


Be careful handling compact fluorescent light bulbs.  These bulbs contain mercury which is hazardous to the environment and human health. Click HERE for tips from the EPA on how to clean up after an accidental break.

Fluorescent Bulbs Recycling