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Category Archives: SCISWA News

2017 SCISWA Poster Contest-Deadline November 10

All 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students in the SCISWA service area can enter to win $100 and be published in the 2018 SCISWA Calendar! Our theme this year is “SCISWA: 100 Years from Now.”  Part of our job at SCISWA is to ensure our communities have disposal options well into the future.  Recently SCISWA […]

SCISWA Poster Contest Winners Announced

2017 poster contest winner holding her artwork and calendar cover
Over 300 posters–created by third, fourth, and fifth grade students in the SCISWA service area–were received for the 2017 SCISWA poster contest. Twenty-five winners were selected to have their posters features in the 2017 SCISWA calendar. This year, students’ artwork showcased the SCISWA environmental management theme: SCISWA is your RESOURSE. Rylie Lawrance, a student in […]

SCISWA Loans Wood Chipper to Member Communities

SCISWA team learns how to operate the new wood chipper
South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency (SCISWA) announces a new program designed to help member communities manage yard waste. In an effort to assist cities, counties, and their divisions in better managing yard waste and brush, SCISWA is now offering to rent a wood chipper to member communities at no charge. Eligible entities include any […]

Comprehensive Plan Update Approved

SCISWA entrance sign
SCISWA must periodically send a plan update to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that outlines programs within the four-county service area, gauges progress toward state goals, and identifies key needs for the next several years. The DNR approved our most recent plan in December; the approval runs through October 2020. In the 1980s, the […]