The devastating storm that hit Linn County Monday, August 10th left severe damage in its wake. Here's information about where to go with tree debris and other materials.

Tree Debris & Yard Waste

  • First, check with your local community. Some cities will be collecting tree debris curbside for no charge or at drop sites for no charge:
  • City of Cedar Rapids Storm Response, including tree debris curbside collection info
     
  • City of Marion Storm Response, including curbside collection
    Marion is accepting tree debris for no charge at the 200 block of 44th Street in Marion. 
     
  • Linn County Storm Response, including tree debris removal & burning information
    Linn County residents can drop off tree debris for no charge at these locations:


    County Home Road, 1888 County Home Rd, Marion (Former Abbe home location)
    7 a.m.- 7p.m. daily

    Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center, 10260 Morris Hills Rd, Toddville
    (Continue straight at the end of Morris Hills Rd – do not enter the Wickiup Hill parking lot)
    7 a.m.- 7p.m. daily

    Mount Vernon Secondary Road Shop, 788 Cedar River Road, Mount Vernon
    7 a.m.- 7p.m. daily

    Whittier Secondary Road Shop, 721 County Home Road, Springville
    7 a.m.- 7p.m. daily

  • A link to each Linn County city & town can be found on the Agency's homepage

  • Tree debris can be taken to either Solid Waste Agency location for a fee:
    1954 County Home Road, north of Marion
    2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids
  • Hours of Operation: 
    7:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 2:00pm Saturday at 1954 County Home Road, Marion 
    8:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 2:00pm Saturday at 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids
  • Yard waste is accepted for $24.00 per ton, with a $5.00 minimum. Fees remain in place because operational costs to handle the material are the same. Retain all your receipts in case you can submit them for reimbursement via insurance or a disaster relief program.


Garbage

  • Take garbage or any loads of yard waste mixed with garbage (fencing tangled tree limbs or sheds with downed trees for example) to the landfill. Garbage is accepted for $40.00 per ton. Regular disposal fees apply because operational costs to handle the material remain the same. Again, retain all your receipts in case you can submit them for reimbursement via insurance or a disaster relief program.
  • Garbage is only accepted at 1954 County Home Road, north of Marion, open 7:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday, Saturday 7:00am - 2:00pm.
  • Recycling is accepted in the Resource Recovery building. Fees apply for appliances, tires, and TVs & monitors.

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