Environmental Stewardship & Continuous Improvement in Solid Waste Management

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Composting: A Sustainable Solution to Food Waste

By: West Central Iowa Solid Waste Date: May 9, 2024

This week, we’re highlighting a critical issue: food waste. Did you know that a staggering 40% of food produced in America never makes it to the table? Or that we spend an average of $1500 per year on food that we end up throwing away? It’s time to rethink our approach to food consumption and […]

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Spread Less Litter & More Love

By: West Central Iowa Solid Waste Date: February 7, 2024

We love protecting the environment at Carroll County Solid Waste, and we love that our recycling and disposal programs protect our community and the earth. Here are a few ways to express love for your significant other AND the planet for a more eco-friendly and less wasteful Valentine’s Day. Compost flowers. Did you know that […]

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