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TAGs cost $2 and are available at the following stores: Hy-Vee, Fareway, Walgreens, Kempkers True Value, Shopko, Gasland, Casey’s General Stores, Jet Stop South, BS Mini Mart, M&K Mini Mart, Quik Stop on Osborn and Roosevelt Shell Station. Walmart does not sell Trash Tags. Base Fee
Please remember that your trash must always be set out before 7 a.m. of your collection day. To report that your trash was missed, Send eMail, provide your name and address and describe the problem. Before reporting it missed, please make sure the can was not tagged by a member of the Solid Waste crew with a note explaining why it was left (and actually not “missed”). Please note crews report the address, date and time to the office when trash is not out when they are there so the office can document “garbage is not set out”.
Please remember that your trash must be set out before 7:00 a.m. of your collection day. If this is your first time reporting a late set out, you may Send eMail , and provide your name and address and describe the problem. Return trips and back-tracking cost the department time and money. If you’ve reported a late set out before, please accept responsibility and place a trash tag on your “late set out” trash for collection.
Usually trash will be collected on the day following the holiday, then crews will go right into the next day's route. They play catch-up until they are back to normal. Please note however, on those rare occasions where the holiday is on a FRIDAY, both Thursday and Friday's trash will be collected on Thursday.
Oil-based or lead paint should be taken to the HazChem Center. Call 319-753-8758 for an appointment.
Small quantities of spray paint should be sprayed onto a piece of cardboard until the can is empty. The can and the cardboard can both be thrown into the trash. However, the HazChem Center encourages residents to bring aerosol cans of all types, full or empty, for free disposal. Call 319-753-8758 for an appointment. Haz Chem Center
Lead-acid batteries, like those from a vehicle are collected by Solid Waste crews from Solid Waste customers and require 3 Trash Tags. To get on the list for pick up, Send eMail and provide your name, address, and telephone number. If you prefer, you may take batteries to the Landfill for a nominal fee.
As a courtesy to Solid Waste customers crews will collect pressurized tanks for delivery to the Area Recyclers. 2 Trash Tags are required. To get on the list for pick up, Send eMail and provide your name, address, and telephone number. Area Recyclers
To reach the landfill from the intersection of Mt. Pleasant Street and Roosevelt Avenue, travel West through West Burlington on Mt. Pleasant Street to Washington Road which is ½ mile past Deery Brother's. Turn North on Washington Road and travel 1.3 miles to the landfill.
All loads delivered to the landfill must be secured to prevent litter along the road. In most cases, this will require a tarp. Unsecured loads are charged a $10 surcharge.
The Des Moines County Regional Landfill telephone number is 319-753-8722. For more information visit wastewrap.org