SCISWA HHM COLLECTION EVENTS CANCELLED
All 2020 Household Hazardous Materials collection events have been cancelled in accordance with continued social distancing recommendations. This includes events scheduled for the following dates:
- Pella: Saturday April 18th
- Chariton: Wednesday May 6th
- Knoxville: Wednesday May 13th
- Grinnell: Saturday July 11th
EFFECTIVE APRIL 6: PAYMENT BY CHECK OR CREDIT CARD ONLY
South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency facilities will accept check or credit card payments only until further notice. Scale attendants will not accept cash payments, please be prepared to pay your bill at the landfill or transfer station with a credit card or check only. Customers with charge accounts will not be affected by this change. The Agency has implemented this measure to protect the health of our employees and customers.
APRIL 1 – HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SERVICE SUSPENDED.
SCISWA facilities are not accepting Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) for disposal until further notice in accordance with continued social distancing recommendations.
At this time, South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency is unable to provide HHM disposal services due to handling restrictions. We apologize for the inconvenience to our residents and recommend safe storage fluorescent bulbs, rechargeable batteries, spray paint, oil paint, or household chemicals by placing them upright in a plastic lined box until further notice. Please contain any leaking chemicals or paints in a separate plastic bucket or container to avoid a possible chemical reaction.
MARCH 20 – SCISWA SCALE HOUSES AND OFFICES TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC .
The Agency Landfill in Marion County and Transfer Station in Poweshiek County will maintain regular business hours and continue to accept solid waste and recycling from residents and haulers. All communication will be performed through the scale house window – only Agency personnel will be permitted to enter the building. Please plan appropriately with hand wipes and sanitizer as hand washing facilities will not be available and SCISWA employees will be unable to assist with the unloading of heavy or bulky items.
- Charge Account Holders: All generated tickets will be noted with driver name and a copy passed to the driver.
- Cash Customers: The Agency will continue to accept cash, check or credit card payments but is attempting to limit customer contact and maintain adequate social distance.
SCISWA respectfully requests that residents use curbside collection programs available in their communities whenever possible to reduce exposure and to help maintain the health of all Iowans.
We will continue to monitor the Covid-19 health crisis and plan to announce any further facility restrictions or closures in a timely manner. This provision remains in effect until further notice, please contact us at 641-828-8545 for more information.
We appreciate your understanding in these matters and urge you to Stay Home, Stay Safe!