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Mahaska County
Solid Waste

Serving residents of Mahaska County, Iowa.


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posted 12/6/23

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do you accept household hazardous materials?

No hazardous materials are accepted at the Mahaska County Landfill, but you can call 641-683-0685 to schedule an appointment with the Ottumwa Recycling Center. Read more details on our Household Hazardous Materials page.

Q. Can batteries be recycled at the landfill?

All rechargeable batteries including lithium and nickel-cadmium can be recycled at the landfill. Single-use and alkaline batteries are not accepted.

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Our Mission

We are committed to promoting environmental responsibility and stewardship through development and continual improvement of an Environmental Management System. We will demonstrate this commitment by following our environmental management system recipe.

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