Iowa County Landfill

Landfill Services

Garbage/Household Items, Construction/Demolition:​ Iowa County residents: $45/ton, minimum charge $7/load if under 320 lbs. Out of county residents: $75/ton

Appliances​: $10​ Includes refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, microwaves, dehumidifiers, furnaces, water softners

Tires:​ Car/light truck: $3, Heavy truck: $5, 6+ tires or tractor tires: $0.12/lb.

Electronics:​​ Computer monitors: $7, TVs under 19" $8/ TV's over 19" $15/ Large Console TVs: $20 

Tree limbs/brush: ​$45/ton No Yard Waste

Furniture:​ Sofas, recliners, mattress, box springs: $4​​​​


Hazardous Materials Collection Center

By Appointment Only

 

  • Products are considered hazardous when they contain one or more of the following characteristics: toxic, corrosive, reactive, combustible. The HHM accepts materials at no charge form Iowa County residents. These items are accepted on Thursdays 9:00am - 2:00pm. Call 319-828-4943 during landfill hours to schedule an appointment. ​

  • Acceptable items: Hazardous products from your kitchen, bathroom, garage and workshop. Lawn and garden chemicals, photo developers, pool chemicals, pesticides, fertilizer, oil based paint, oil filters, antifreeze, propane cylinders, empty fire extinguishers, asbestos (by appointment).

  • Items NOT ACCEPTED: Latex paint, ammunition/explosives, radioactive materials, medical waste, sharps and used motor oil. Small amounts of latex paint can be dried out and put in your regular trash.

GIVE AWAY UNUSED PAINT TO GROUPS THAT CAN USE IT. CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL, CHURCH, THEATER GROUPS, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS.


Recycling

Please use provided curbside or drop-off recycling programs for your corrugated cardboard, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, steel/aluminum cans and plastic containers. Contact the following locations for their recycling rules and requirements. Drop-off locations are:

  • Cox Sanitation & Recycling Center, 226 335th Street, North English 800-504-9068 or 319 664 3025​
  • Amana Appliance Recycling Center, northwest parking lot, available to employees/residents of the Amana Colonies 319-622-2632

  • City of Victor Drop Off, east end of 1st Street

  • S&J Recycling Center, 451 Court Avenue, Marengo 391-981-9213​

It Doesn't All Have To Be Landfilled...one man's junk is another man's treasure!

  • The Furniture Project, 319-358-6800 The Furniture Project is a program that provides good used furniture, such as beds, dressers, tables and chairs, to local households in need at no cost. The Furniture Project is managed by the Successful Living Program and sponsored by the Iowa City Landfill andRecycling Center which can be reached at 319-356-5185.

  • The Salvage Barn, 3900 Hebl Avenue SW, Iowa City 319-351-1875

  • City Carton Recycling, 3 E. Benton Street, Iowa City 800-369-6112

  • Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity Restore, 725 N Center Point Road, Hiawatha 319-294-1500

  • Check the Yellow Pages for local second hand shops, Salvation Army and Goodwill

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