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Education

Programs & Tours

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission’s educational outreach is provided through the Waste Trac Education Team, with programs and tours for youth, adults, and the general public in Black Hawk County.   Making Connections The Commission strives to educate the citizens of Black Hawk County about the connection between the choices people make…read more

Volunteer!

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission promotes the proper management of materials from Black Hawk County homes. Special drop-off events help residents safely recycle electronics and dispose of certain toxic items. With the volume of materials received during these events, the Commission relies on volunteer hours to make these events run efficiently!  …read more

Event Recycling

Even small events can create a large amount of waste. To promote the recycling of plastic bottles, cans, and paper during public and private gatherings, the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission has portable event recycling frames and bags that can be borrowed free of charge (with your refundable deposit). This equipment loan program…read more

“Green” Your School

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission encourages waste reduction from the cities and counties within the landfill’s service area to reduce the amount of materials entering the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill. The resources on this page can help you green your facility! Green Your Facility! Schools and educational centers can benefit economically…read more

Resources

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission encourages waste reduction within the landfill’s service area to reduce the amount of materials entering the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill. The resources on this page can help you learn more about the world of waste!     Commission Publications Commission Connection (Coming Soon!) Waste Wise Newsletter…read more

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