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Category Archives: SCISWA News

2023 Poster Contest-ECOLOGY

Two boys drawing pictures
All 3rd-5th grade students in Lucas, Marion, Monroe and Poweshiek counties eligible! At the landfill we work hard to improve water quality by supporting recycling, proper landfill disposal, and litter clean-up activities throughout our service area. We invite you to draw a picture of the ways you interact with your environment to help create clean […]

Rethinking food waste this Holiday Season

  With the increase in food prices we are all looking for ways to cut costs but still enjoy the family traditions that make our holidays special.  Often, the same tips that help us reduce costs are also environmentally friendly – reducing food waste preserves the resources and energy used to produce and distribute food. […]

Tire disposal fees as of January 1

Waste tires at SCISWA
Car tire (up to 8 tires): $5.00 each Pickup tire (up to 8 tires): $8.00 each Car, Pickup, Semi, Sprint tires (over 8): $400.00 per ton Ag/Equipment tires: $600.00 per ton Rim Fee (added to tire fee): $10.00 per rim

Renewable Energy is here!

Solar panels
The SCISWA Landfill and Transfer Station sites have transitioned to solar powered energy!  Using grant funds provided by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Agency has installed rooftop solar arrays at both locations capable of providing all energy needs for the offices and transfer station.  This emission reduction is equivalent to removing 8 passenger […]

Upcoming HHM Collection in your Community

HHM Collection Events provide free disposal of household hazardous materials to residents of Lucas, Marion, Monroe and Poweshiek counties. Waste from schools & businesses, including farms, will NOT be accepted without prior approval.  Click the dates below for more information. Pella: Saturday April 1 Grinnell:  Saturday April 29 Chariton: Wednesday May 3 Knoxville: Wednesday June […]