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

The landfill will be closed Saturday, January 18 do to impending weather.


Welcome to the Iowa County Landfill

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

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8 AM - 4 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.

1st and 3rd Saturday

8 AM - Noon

Last load accepted at 11:30 AM

Notifications, News, & Events

Due to winter weather conditions, the landfill is closing at 2:30 PM on Friday, January 10, 2020. Normal hours will resume on Monday, January 13, 2020.


Starting December 1, 2019, the landfill's Saturday schedule will switch to the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Regular Saturday schedule resumes on April 1, 2020.


New concrete pads for recycling programs have been constructed! The project was completed with an Environmental Management System (EMS) grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.


The landfill was recently awarded a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to improve the Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) drop-off program.