In order to control current and future economic and environmental liability, the mission of the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency is to provide environmentally sound, financially stable, fiscally responsible, community recognized, solid waste management services that include appropriate waste reduction, resource conservation, and disposal activities.
Think Green for the Holidays!
Almost 25% more trash is generated between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than during any other six-week period of the year.
Area Pharmacies Offer Medical Sharps Drop Off Program to Dubuque and Delaware County Residents
The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency (DMASWA) is partnering with several area pharmacies to provide an easy disposal option for medical sharps used by residents of Dubuque and Delaware counties.
Fall Newspape Insert
See the latest news along with the Reuse & Recycling Guide for Dubuque and Delaware counties.
Recycled Shingles Used To Pave Roads
The lower price now charged by the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency (DMASWA) Landfill for clean loads of asphalt roofing shingles is proving successful.
Landfill Agency Expands Drop-Off Recycling Opportunities
The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency has added two more locations for drop-off recycling in Dubuque county.
Propane Tank Recycling
Camping Season is Here - What to do with my empty propane tanks?
Are You Wondering What to do with Your Electronics and Holiday Lights that no Longer Work?
Roofing Shingles Can Now Be Recycled!
DMASWA is partnering with Recycled Asphalt Shingles Suppliers to recycle shingles and divert materials from the landfill.
What Are Your Appliances Costing You?
Did you know that an old refrigerator could be costing you as much as $175 a year?