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Category Archives: SCISWA News

Plan for the HHM Collection Event in your area!

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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.  2021 SCISWA HHM COLLECTION EVENT SHEDULE  Pella: Saturday April 17th Chariton: Wednesday May 5th Grinnell: Saturday May 22nd Knoxville: Wednesday June 9th […]

HHM collection ends October 28th

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Call now to make your appointment to dispose of household hazardous materials!  Appointments for HHM disposal are available on Wednesdays only at the SCISWA Landfill in Tracy and Transfer Station in Malcom. Materials accepted include fluorescent bulbs, rechargeable batteries, spray paint, oil paint, and household chemicals.  For a complete list of accepted wastes or for […]


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Agency Landfill and Transfer Station facilities resume regular operations July 1, 2021.  Scale houses and offices are now open to the public.  Face masks and hand sanitizer are provided for use at Agency sites upon request. We will continue to monitor the Covid-19 health crisis and announce service changes on our website.  These provisions remain […]

SCISWA Hours of Operation and Holiday Closures

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SCISWA Regular Hours of Operation: Landfill Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Saturday 7:30 am to 12:00 pm   Transfer Station Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Saturday 7:30 am to 11:30 am   The following Holiday Schedule will be observed for 2020/21: Thursday December 24th, 2020:  Closed at 12:00 pm for Christmas Eve Friday […]

2020 SCISWA Poster Contest Winners!

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Elementary students in third through fifth grades from Lucas, Marion, Monroe, and Poweshiek counties were invited to submit a poster illustrating recycling guidelines in their community.  Twenty-five posters were selected by local recyclers to be printed in the 2021 SCISWA Calendar.     Grand Prize Winner and Cover of 2021 SCISWA  Calendar      Reid Svenby; […]