Environmental Stewardship & Continuous Improvement in Solid Waste Management

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Leave the Leaves

By: West Central Solid Waste Date: September 29, 2023

Why rake, bag and leave carbon emissions  driving leaves to the Recycle Center? (or spend $$$ on the cost of gas!) Leave the leaves to fertilize your lawn, perennials, bushes and trees. With weekly mowing over the next several months, mulching your leaves is quite manageable. However, there are always the large trees with so many […]

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ABC’s Of Battery Disposal

By: West Central Solid Waste Date: August 25, 2023

We are life long learners as our world is constantly evolving. Now is a good time to learn the ABC’s of modern battery disposal! Batteries of the past were made with disposable materials, but the batteries of today are not. They contain materials that are highly combustable when the casing of the battery is cracked […]

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NEW! Expanded Program for Plastic Recycling Coming SOON!

By: Fusebox Marketing 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: Fusebox Marketing 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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