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News & Updates
Free Compost at the Solid Waste Agency starting October 1st!
Sep 27, 2022
Screened, finished compost will be available to all residents and businesses starting Saturday, October 01 through Monday, October 31st while supplies last.
Solid Waste Agency Tipping Fee & Rate Changes
May 24, 2022
The Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency’s new budget year will begin July 01, 2022. 
2022 Groundwater Update
Solid Waste Agency to Hold Public Open House to Educate Linn County Residents on Potential Future of
Apr 7, 2022
Solid Waste Agency to Hold Public Open House to Educate Linn County Residents on Potential Future of Waste Management
Holiday Recycling Tips!
Dec 22, 2021
Get Ready for the Holidays & Take Back Your Space! The holiday season is here. 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.
Winter Hours 2021-2022
Nov 8, 2021
During winter months, the amount of people using Solid Waste Agency services decreases greatly. Reducing the Agency’s hours of operation over winter saves in fuel usage and wear on heavy equipment.
Mount Trashmore Hours, Closing Date Set & More
Oct 28, 2021
The Mount Trashmore trails and overlook will be open 9:00am - 4:00pm, Tuesday - Sunday beginning Tuesday, November 02, 2021 (the trails are closed Mondays). Visitors are encouraged to visit the Mount Trashmore webpage to check current trail conditions before heading out to visit: The trails and overlook will close for the season On Friday, November 12, 2021 at 4:00pm.
County Home Road Open!
Apr 13, 2021
From Linn County Secondary Road Department:  County Home Road is now open to traffic following completion of the final phase of a three-phase improvement project. Construction on County Home Road between N Center Point Road and Gilmore Road included 10” concrete paving, the addition of right and left turn lanes, and a roundabout at the C Ave Ext intersection.
A Better Option for Unwanted Furniture & More!
Mar 25, 2021
Spring cleaning season is here! As Linn County residents dig through their garages, basements, storage sheds, and everywhere else to take back space, the Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency wants to remind everyone that there are other options besides the landfill for some unwanted items. Central Furniture Rescue in Cedar Rapids is continuing to help the community, providing furniture and household items to those transitioning from homelessness to living in their own homes.
City of Cedar Rapids Budget Information
Feb 8, 2021
The City of Cedar Rapids is a member community of the Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency. Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz presented Cedar Rapids City Council Members with his proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 at a special council meeting on February 8.