News & Updates

Notice of Public Hearing: FY'21 Operating & Capital Budget
Winter Hours of Operation at both Solid Waste Agency Locations

Jan 1, 2020

Winter hours of operation at both Solid Waste Agency locations start December 02, 2019.
Notice to Bidders, Design Plans, & Contract Documents for the Mount Trashmore Recreational Facility Access Improvements Project
Mount Trashmore Trails Open for 2019 Season!

May 15, 2019

The Mount Trashmore trails and overlook are open for the 2019 season. Located at 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids, the trails and overlook are built on top of the closed landfill called Mount Trashmore. Trail Access Hours: Wed: 2:00pm - 8:00pm Fri: 10:00am - 5:00pm Sat: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Sun: 8:00am - 12:00pm Please remember that access will be limited to posted hours. This is a regulated & permitted landfill and safety is our number one priority. Weather and trail conditions will determine access. If the trails are wet, they will be closed because of the damage that bicycles and walkers can cause using wet trails.
Free Soil Project!

Apr 26, 2019

The Solid Waste Agency landfill at 1954 County Home Road, Marion, has a surplus of soil available for removal at no charge! There is a process that needs to be followed:  pickup will be by appointment only after the required paperwork is signed and returned, and the fill material will only available in bulk quantities (dump truck sized loads or bigger).
Holiday Recycling & Disposal Tips

Nov 29, 2019

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.
Free Compost for Linn County Residents!

Oct 3, 2019

Get your lawn or garden in shape with free compost from the Solid Waste Agency! Linn County residents may compost for no charge each time they visit the Agency’s compost/yard waste location, 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids, near Czech Village.
Compost & Yard Waste Location Hours of Operation

Dec 17, 2018

The Solid Waste Agency's compost & yard waste location, 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids, is open 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.
Goats Get Job Done

Mar 19, 2018

Goats ate grass and weeds covering a closed and capped 30-acre section of landfill at 1954 County Home Road, Marion.
Cover & Secure Your Load!

Oct 3, 2019

All loads entering the Solid Waste Agency must be covered and secured or will be subject to a fine.