The city of Smithville seeks volunteers for its fall hazardous waste collection event. For more details, call City Hall at 532-3897.

SMITHVILLE — With help from Mid-America Regional Council, Smithville will be hosting a household hazardous waste collection event Saturday, Sept. 11, at Smithville High School. For the event to be successful, at least 10 to 12 volunteers are needed, states a city release.

Volunteers must be 18 or older.

"The event will go on regardless of weather conditions (rain, heat, cold). The event runs from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up before the event and breakdown afterward," states a release.

There are different job options for volunteers: signing in cars/trucks as the vehicles enter, traffic control, unloading cars/trucks and sorting unloaded items. Gloves, aprons and eye protection will be provided. 

The city will provide a light breakfast, lunch and water for volunteers. If interested in volunteering, send your name and contact information, such as phone number and email address, to

For other details, call City Hall at 532-3897.

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