If you are a Johnson County resident or business, you must use the Iowa City Landfill. Visit their website here.



Welcome to the Iowa County Landfill

The Iowa County Landfill provides waste and recycling services to residents and businesses operating within Iowa County excluding Victor.

Normal Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8 AM - 3:30 PM

Last load accepted at 3:30 PM

Location & Contact Information

3369 Highway 6 Trail

Homestead, IA 

(319) 828-4943

Landfill Closures

When the National Weather Service issues a Wind Advisory, the landfill will determine if it necessary to close. When practical, courtesy calls will be made to haulers. Residents should call or check the website.

The landfill is scheduled to be closed on New Year's Day, Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Notifications, News, & Events

SATURDAY WINTER HOURS: Landfill is open 1st and 3rd Saturdays starting Dec. 1st.  OPEN: Dec 3 & 17, Jan 7 & 21, Feb 4 & 18, March 4 & 18.  Regular Saturday hours resume April 1st.  M-F 8am - 3:30pm



To identify opportunities for improvement and potential programs, we would like to know what you are currently recycling and what you would like to recycle in the future. Please complete this short survey to share your thoughts! Click here to take the survey.


We're on Facebook!

We have a Facebook page! Here's a link or you can search using "Iowa County Landfill." Please follow us to learn about programs, closings, and other helpful information.


New Trial Glass Recycling Program

We now accept clear glass containers for recycling! We do not accept colored glass, metal or plastic lids, windows, cookware, light bulbs, and medicine bottles. If you questions about acceptable items, please call for more information.


Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes Available Online

We now post the agenda and minutes of previous commission meetings on our website. All information will be available here.

Please check the website for updates regarding operations and services before visiting the landfill. All important information will be provided in the Notifications, News, & Events section. Courtesy calls will be made to haulers. Residents should check the website or call.

Out of County Waste

If you are a resident or business from outside Iowa County, you must contact your local landfill for garbage disposal. Iowa rules require garbage to be disposed of in the county it was generated. Click here for the contact information for other landfills in the area.


8 AM - 11:30

Last load accepted at 11:30 AM