As you go through your week, and the recycling is accumulating, please keep these things in mind as you are assembling things in your recycling bin: When you bag all materials together, someone has to go through all of it and separate it. Paper is baled separately from cardboard. Glass, […]
You can help improve the quality of your community waterways by adopting stormwater management practices that help stormwater absorb into the ground, reuse it, or control it. Slow the Flow – redirect rain spouts away from hard surfaces, like driveways and sidewalks. Scoop the Poop – pick up pet waste […]
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.