Transfer Station

Winter Hours-November through March
Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm- Last load taken at 4:45 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm- Last load taken at 2:45 pm

Summer Hours- April through October
Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm- Last load taken at 5:45 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm- Last load taken at 2:45 pm


The transfer station is located at East 15th Street and State Street.

Schedule – Excluding Holidays

Yard Waste Only-April through December

Monday's, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Solid Waste and Small Quantities of Yard Waste

Tuesday - Friday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday's, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


  • A nominal fee of $.75 per bag is charged for bagged yard waste and solid waste dropped off at the Transfer Station.
  • The rates are $57.50 per ton or $0.028 per pound for Solid waste and $59.15 per ton or $0.029 per pound for Demolition material.
  • Shingles are $30.00 per ton for clean shingles. The Transfer Station only accepts clean shingles. Dirty Shingles will need to be brought to the Waterloo Landfill. Their number is (319)296-2524.
  • Shingle Recycling is now offered. See shingle recycling guideline packet. Shingle recycling guidelines


The transfer station accepts:
  • Household refuse, Demolition material and Yard waste.
  • The transfer station can recycle scrap metal, appliances, tires, computers and televisions. These items are charged a recycling fee. There is no charge for scrap metal
  • Non-contaminated used engine oil and used oil filters can be disposed of at the transfer station at no charge.

Not Accepted

What the transfer station does not accept:
Batteries, asbestos, propane tanks, fertilizers, paint, anti-freeze, hazardous waste, concrete, rock, dirt, RR ties, dirty shingles and other items deemed unacceptable by Transfer Station employees.