Recycling has been mandatory in the Marshall County Landfill Service Are by the ordinance of all towns and rural areas, since 1995.
RECYCLING DROP OFF LOCATIONS: accepting flattened cardboard, glass, paper, #1 and #2 plastic, and tin cans.
- The landfill is a drop off site during regular business hours for a minimum charge of $5.00.
- 12th Street Recycling (Minimum fee of $5.00 is required.)
1003 S. 12th St. Marshalltown, IA 50158
Monday: 8:30am – Noon
Tuesday: Noon – 1:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am – Noon
1st and 3rd Friday: Noon – 3:00pm
2nd and 4th Saturday: Noon – 3:00pm
Some local haulers will do curbside recycling. Please check with them to get information on pricing.
LANDFILL RECYCLING AREA ITEMS
Please STOP at the scale house prior to weighing in if you have any of these items. These items are NOT weighed.
APPLIANCES Cost: $10.00 Each
Examples of appliances: Dishwashers, Washers, Dryers, Hot Water Heaters, Furnaces, Stoves, Dehumidifiers, Microwaves, Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, and Freezers.
LEAD ACID BATTERIES Cost: Free
When buying a new battery ask the retailer to take the old battery. You can also recycle lead-acid batteries at the landfill for no charge.
MOTOR OIL Cost: Free
Motor oil used by residents and not contaminated with other products can be recycled into the landfill’s oil container. Please limit to 5 gallons. You can return used oil to the purchased location or ask for a list of local shops that burn used oil for heating!
PROPANE TANKS Cost: $6.00
Large tanks are accepted for recycling only. We do not accept tanks with Acetylene. Check with a local dealer to recycle those tanks.
SCRAP METAL Cost: Free
Can be recycled at the landfill, at a metal recycler, or a salvage yard, Examples: angle iron, bed frames, bicycles, lawn chairs, lawnmowers (drain all fluids), metal grills, and large metal objects. If you aren’t sure if it is considered metal, just ask!
TIRES Cost: $325 per ton for large loads
|Standard car/pickup truck <22”||$5.00 (On the Rim = $2.00 extra)|
|Dump/Semi truck 22”-28”||$10.00|