• Area Recyclers

    Area Recyclers

    The Area Recyclers facility receives and processes approximately 3,000 tons of recyclable materials each year.

  • HazChem Center

    HazChem Center

    The HazChem Center of Southeast Iowa is setup to dispose of the five types of hazardous waste; e-waste, flammable, corrosive, reactive and poisonous..

  • Electronic Waste

    Electronic Waste

    The HazChem Center of SE Iowa is now accepting electronic waste and light bulbs for recycling. The HazChem center is located inside the DMC Regional Landfill.

  • Recycled 2 You Store

    Recycled 2 You Store

    The only local retail store featuring NEW items made entirely of recycled or reused items.

  • DMC Regional Landfill

    DMC Regional Landfill

    Our sanitary landfill takes in approximately 200 tons of garbage per day from the commission's member communities.

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Welcome to the DMC Regional Waste Commission

Established in October 1990, the commission is dedicated to providing its member communities with environmentally sound, 
fiscally responsible solid waste disposal and resource recovery services. The commission operates the Area Recyclers facility in 
Burlington as well as the Des Moines County Regional Landfill and the HazChem Center in West Burlington.

Area Recyclers 

area-waste.pngThe Area Recyclers facility receives and processes approximately 3,000 tons of recyclable materials each year. This includes materials collected curbside and at the public drop-offs located throughout Des Moines County. Appliances are also accepted at Area Recyclers for a fee.

DMC Regional Landfill

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Our sanitary landfill takes in approximately 200 tons of garbage per day from the commission's member communities. All loads entering and leaving this facility need to be tarped or secured to stop litter from leaving the load. A fee will be added to each load that is not secured or tarped.