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News & Updates
Solid Waste Agency Tipping Fee & Rate Changes for FY'24
May 31, 2023
The Solid Waste Agency’s new fiscal year will begin July 01, 2023.  There are increases to the garbage and yard waste tipping fees.
Public Hearing on Plans & Specifications for Fencing at Agency Site #2
May 17, 2023
The Solid Waste Agency will hold a public hearing on plans and specifications for a fencing project at the Agency's Site 2, 1954 County Home Road, Marion, at its June Board of Director's meeting, Tuesday, June 20, 2023, 1:30pm, at the same location.
Midwest Compost School Coming Soon!
May 3, 2023
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Composting Council, will host a specialized three-day school for compost facility operators and professionals involved in composting.
Mount Trashmore Trails & Overlook Opening for the Season Thursday, April 6th
Apr 3, 2023
The Solid Waste Agency is happy to announce the Mount Trashmore Trails & Overlook will open for the season on Thursday, April 06, 2023. This will be a “soft” opening, as only Overlook Trail, a multi-use trail for bicyclists, runners, and walkers is available to use at this time. Stumptown Trail, for walkers and runners, and Trashmore Trail, the bicyclist only downhill flow-trail, are still drying out and will be available in the weeks ahead, weather permitting.
Solid Waste Agency FY23 Operating & Capital Budget Amendment
Mar 30, 2023
The Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency board of directors has placed the fiscal year 2023 operating and capital budget amendment on public file for review.
Closing at 11:30am Thursday, February 16, 2023
Feb 16, 2023
The Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency is closing at 11:30am, Thursday, February 16, 2023, due to the snow storm.
City of Cedar Rapids Budget Information for Public
Feb 15, 2023
Per the Iowa Code section 384.15A, documents for the City of Cedar Rapids total maximum property tax dollars
Solid Waste Agency Hours of Operation Change Due to Incoming Winter Storm
Dec 21, 2022
The Solid Waste Agency will be CLOSED Thursday, December 22, Friday, December 23, and Saturday, December 24. This includes both Agency locations, the landfill and recycling location, 1954 County Home Road, Marion, and the compost/yard waste location, 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids. The landfill and recycling location will be OPEN Monday, December 26, 2022, 7:00am - 4:00pm.
Holiday Recycling Tips
Dec 14, 2022
The holiday season is getting closer. Whether you are making room for new stuff or getting rid of unwanted items, here is what you need to know about recycling and disposal.
Solid Waste Agency FY24 Operating & Capital Budget
Nov 15, 2022
The Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency Board of Directors placed the Agency’s FY24 operating and capital budget on file for public review. A public hearing for the FY24 budget is scheduled for December 20, 2022, 1:30pm, inside the Environmental Education Center, 1954 County Home Road, Marion.