We take our Environmental Responsibility Seriously!
How we manage our waste today determines how our children thrive tomorrow.
Is this Heaven…No, it’s Iowa…and we love our land. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has teamed up with the Iowa Solid Waste Industry! The Environmental Management System, (EMS) through the DNR, encourages environmental stewardship and continuous improvement to Solid Waste Agencies. Membership to EMS is voluntary, and brings partnership, teamwork and bi-yearly project grants to participating Agencies. Grants are awarded for qualifying projects in six areas of emphasis, called Components.
6 EMS Components
West Central Iowa Solid Waste has been an active member of EMS since 2014, with ALL staff actively involved in identifying areas of need and implementation within our facility. Goals, objectives, targets and continuous improvement must substantiate grant requests. Because of staff forethought and team work, substantiating continuous improvement while meeting targets & goals, we have been awarded numerous grants.
The following improvements were partial EMS grant funded:
We are more than JUST a Transfer Station, Landfill or Recycling Center, we are stewards of the land, water and air…Delivering Environmental Services…together.