trash talk blog

NEW! Expanded Program for Plastic Recycling Coming SOON!

By: Carroll Staff Date: December 31, 2022

2023 ~ New Year with NEW recycling opportunities coming to Carroll County Solid Waste and the communities of the West Central Iowa Solid Waste Management Association. More plastics in production ~ less plastic waste buried in the landfill. COMING early spring 2023

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It’s Almost Fall ‘all – September News

By: Carroll Staff Date: August 30, 2022

Who doesn’t enjoy the final days of summer…cool mornings and brisk evenings! Kids are back in school and everyone is gearing up for fall. As the summer comes to an end, so will the summer hours at the landfill and recycling center. You still have the month of September and October to utilize Saturday morning […]

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It’s a HOT TIME at the Landfill!

By: Carroll Staff Date: July 5, 2022

We are entering the hot and dry season in the landfill, where conditions are perfect for a fire. Landfill fires burn and smolder for weeks…and are very tricky to manage…while sending dangerous chemicals into the air…potentially entering our residential communities. Firefighters and Landfill Operators work together to smother and bury the fire. It’s risky business […]

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Hello Fun in the Sun!

By: Carroll Staff Date: June 7, 2022

Hello FUN in the SUN! You are finally here! There are certain things we handle differently in the summer…and hot ash (burn barrel and fire pit) are definitely one of the things we handle with special care in the windy hot days of summer. While it’s tempting to come wearing sandals to the landfill and […]

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