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All Lucas residences are required to have solid waste disposal service.

Country Trash LLC
127 S. Main
Melcher, Iowa 50163
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Residential collection. Additional services available: bulky items, dumpsters, roll-offs. Call for pricing.

Midwest Sanitation and Recycling
906 W 9th St
Pella, Iowa 50219

Commercial collection. Additional services available: dumpsters, roll-offs. Call for pricing.

Direct haul to: South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency
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Drop-off locations at:

  • Chariton – 1415 Lucas Avenue (behind Armory); open 24 hours
  • Derby – next to Community Building; available every other week
  • Russell – next to Water Tower; open 24 hours

Accepted materials: cardboard, plastic containers, newspaper, office paper, magazines
NOT accepted: glass, garbage, plastic sacks, wood products

NO charge for residents of Lucas County, view Lucas County Recycling PDF for more detail


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Yard Waste

South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency Landfill
1736 Hwy T17, Tracy

Grass and leaves must be free of debris and unbagged: no charge.  Brush and tree trimmings: $25 per ton.

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Household Hazardous Waste

South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency
1736 Hwy T17, Tracy

HHW accepted during office hours. Call to make an appointment.
Click for more information on HHW.

SCISWA hosts an annual Household Hazardous Waste collection event in this area; see the SCISWA calendar for the next scheduled date.

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There are no additional services at this time. SCISWA will post information on new services as soon as we receive and verify it. Check back regularly for updates.