Hours / Fees

Hours

The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency is open Monday through Saturdays, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. We are closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Fees

The DMASWA is not tax-supported and is financed by the fees charged for services. The following pricing structure will be effective starting July 01, 2021.

Services Charged Per Ton

  • Solid Waste Tipping Fee - $48
  • Solid Waste Minimum Charge - $16
  • Special Waste Tipping Fee - $90
  • Impacted/Contaminated Soil Fee - $67.50
  • Beneficial Use Fee - $15
  • Tires (Mounted or Non-Passenger) - $300
  • Organics (Minimum of $20) - $35
  • Finished Compost (Minimum 2 Cubic Yards) - $17.50 Per Cubic Yard

Services Charged Per Item

  • Solid Waste Minimum Charge - Car - $16
  • Appliances - $10
  • Passenger Vehicle Tires (Limit of Four) - $5
  • Electronic Screens (Monitors, TVs, Laptops) - $15
  • Uncovered Load Fee
    • Commercial - $25
    • Residential - $10

Covered Loads Policy

View the Covered Loads Policy (PDF).