Holiday Collections and hours of operations for the Landfill and Recycling Center for the week of Christmas and New Years will be as follows: The Landfill and Recycling Center will be closed on Christmas Day. Trash and recycling collections normally done on Monday in the City of Ottumwa will be […]
The Ottumwa/Wapello County Landfill has a trailer for the collection of cardboard at the Landfill site. If you are hauling loads to the Landfill you will be required to pull over and place recyclable cardboard in the trailer. The trailer will be brought to the Recycling Center when the Solid […]
Composting can help you manage yard waste at home. It can be adapted to fit individual lifestyles, yard sizes, and ambitions. Some different methods of composting are open piles, burying material in pits or trenches, and collecting them in drums or bins. In order to be effective, compost piles need […]
Yard waste containers at the Recycling Center have been moved to the Ottumwa/Wapello County Landfill. The Recycling Center no longer accepts yard waste. If you have questions about going to the Landfill call 641-683-0644.
The Ottumwa/Wapello County Solid Waste Commission participated in the Environmental Management System program through the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The EMS program helps Solid Waste Planning Areas strive for continuous improvement, especially in six key areas which are, recycling, environmental education, yard waste management, greenhouse gas reduction, water […]