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Hours of Operation

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission owns and oversees the operation of the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill. The Commission determines the hours of operation, landfill fees, and policies regarding the landfill. Landfill operations and services are provided on a contract basis. Currently, a private company called Waste Tech, Inc. provides all of…read more

Rules & Regulations

Many people do not realize that garbage rules and regulations are determined by the state and federal government. Whether garbage comes from a business, industry, or home, it must go to a specific landfill. The Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill is a modern, Subtitle D lined landfill that is designed to protect our air, land, and water…read more

Fees

Fees and Customer Pricing for the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill are set by the The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission. The Commission works hard to provide cost effective services for the cities and counties withing the Landfill Service Area. Fess are dependent upon the weight of the material deposited. Additional fees apply…read more

Covered Loads Policy

The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission’s Policy regarding Covered Loads states that “ALL loads must be transported inside of a closed vehicle OR covered 100% with a tarp, tied down, and secured in all areas, from the point of origin.” This policy applies to all individual and commercial loads.  Read the full policy…read more

Special Wastes

The Black Hawk County Landfill is considered a Subtitle D landfill, and partners with regulatory agencies to make sure all businesses “Special Waste” streams are properly managed according to current regulations. You MUST HAVE PRIOR APPROVAL from the Commission Administrator for the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission before disposing of any non-hazardous special wastes….read more

Technical Questions

For technical, financial, or policy related questions regarding the Black Hawk County Sanitary Landfill, please contact the Commission Administrator for the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission at (319) 234-8115.   Technical questions might include: Can I bring my asbestos tiles or other asbestos containing material to the landfill? How does my hauling company set…read more

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