The following is a list of recyclers who provide pick-up service to businesses or roll-offs and dumpsters for recyclables. Call for prices and availability of services. You can also refer to our list of commonly recycled items for more disposal information.

Audas Sanitation–Cardboard, office paper
P.O. Box 610
Montezuma, IA 50171

Sam Berman & Sons–Scrap metal, batteries; no hazardous wastes
P.O. Box 358
3871 50th St.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Brown’s Sanitation Regional Recycling Center–Cardboard, office paper, regular recyclables
610 N. Depot St.
Knoxville, IA 50138

Gralnek and Dunitz–Scrap metal, wood pallets
1428 N. 19th Ave. E
Newton, IA 50208

City of Grinnell–Regular recyclables (paper, cardboard, glass, cans, plastics #1–#2)
1411 1st Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

Midwest Sanitation–Commercial pick-up in Pella; office paper, cardboard, regular recyclables (glass, cans, plastics #1–#2, etc.), pallets
906 W. 9th, Box 371
Pella, IA 50219

Red Rock Rubbish Removal–Cardboard, white and mixed office paper
656 Hwy T-14
Pella, IA 50219

Waste Connections, Inc.–Commercial businesses in Knoxville; cardboard
4705 NE 22nd
Des Moines, IA 50313

Iowa Waste Exchange

In a joint effort by the DNR, community colleges, and other agencies, the Iowa Waste Exchange helps companies identify their waste streams and facilitates the exchange or transfer of potentially useful waste by-products to other companies or nonprofit organizations for reuse or recycling. It also helps companies find valuable secondary materials from other companies. The service is free and confidential. For assistance, contact:

Poweshiek County–319-398-4904

Lucas, Marion, and Monroe Counties–800-726-2585, ext. 5269

Waste Reduction Assistance Program (WRAP)

For companies with more than 200 employees, the WRAP provides free and confidential service to help businesses identify waste reduction opportunities. Contact 515-281-8927.

Waste Reduction Center

For businesses with fewer than 200 employees. Contact Jim Olson at 800-422-3109.