Des Moines County Landfill
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 liter from leaving the load. A $10.00 fee will be added to each load that is not secured or tarped. This fee will raise in $10.00 increments for each offence.
Public Drop Off Area
We have public drop off areas for residents to place trash, yard waste, demolition, tires, and scrap metal. Some special points are:
- Clean, fully paved, convenient
- Allows passenger vehicles to unload without entering active fill areas
- Improved safety to both small vehicles and heavy equipment.
- Convenient loading of compost & woodchips (when available)
We a have public area for residents to load their own compost (when avaialable) at no charge. Some special points are:
- No charge for yardwaste (leaves and grass)
- Finished compost available to public for free at public drop-off area (when- available)
We have a wood waste program for residents to place woodwaste. Some special points are:
- Reduced rates for brush and clean (untreated and unpainted) lumber and pallets
- Woodchip mulch available to public for free at public drop-off area (when- available)