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City Services

The Black Hawk Sanitary Landfill accepts waste from the cities and counties within the landfill’s service area. The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission does not collect any materials and they do not operate any waste hauling vehicles. Each city government has waste collection programs and services specifically for their residents. Many private businesses…read more

Dumpsters & Haulers

The Black Hawk Sanitary Landfill accepts waste from the cities and counties within the landfill’s service area. The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission does not collect any materials and they do not operate any waste hauling vehicles. Dumpsters and haulers must be contracted through a private company or your city (if this service…read more

Appliances & Tires

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission promotes the proper recycling of appliances and tires in Black Hawk County. These items can be harmful to the environment and human health if they are not properly managed at the end of their product usefulness.   Appliances Appliances contain hazardous materials such as refrigerants and PCB…read more

Other Recyclable Items

Many common home items are not accepted through a regular recycling program, BUT can easily be recycled locally through special programs. The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission promotes the proper management of other recyclable items to reduce the amount of these materials entering the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill.   Tricky Plastics Plastic…read more

Shrink Your Garbage

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission encourages residents within the landfill’s service area to “shrink your garbage” and help to reduce the amount of materials entering the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill. Follow the “3R’s” to throw away less!   Reduce – Try not to create garbage in the first place! Buy only…read more

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