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 during 2023:

  • 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, 2023:

Services Charged Per Ton

  • Solid Waste Tipping Fee - $49.50 (Minimum Charge - $17)
  • Special Waste Tipping Fee - $99 (Minimum Charge - $33)
  • Asbestos Waste Tipping Fee - $99 (Minimum Charge - $33)
  • Impacted/Contaminated Soil Fee - $74.25 (Minimum Charge - $24.50)
  • Auto-Shredder Tipping Fee - $25 (Minimum Charge $20)
  • Rubble (clean concrete, brick, no rebar) Tipping Fee - $20 (Minimum Charge $20)
  • Tires (Mounted or Non-Passenger) - $300
  • Organics - $37 (Minimum Charge $20)

Services Charged Per Cubic Yard

  • Finished Compost - $18.50 Per Cubic Yard (Minimum Charge $35)

Services Charged Per Item

  • Appliances - $10
  • Passenger Vehicle Tires (Limit of Four) - $5
  • Electronic Screens (Monitors, TVs, Laptops) - $15
  • Untarped Load Fee
    • Commercial - $25
    • Residential - $10

Tarped Loads Policy

View the Tarped Loads Policy