Ken Miller

Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency
Title: Solid Waste Agency Administrator
Phone: 563-557-8220 ext. 5
Ken Miller


Ken has been a member of the solid waste industry since 2011 and has been serving as the Solid Waste Agency Administrator for the City of Dubuque since 2019. He is focused on improving material management systems to reduce waste and improve reuse, recycling, energy recovery and treatment and disposal. Ken holds several professional certifications and is a member of multiple professional associations.

In his free time, Ken enjoys spending time with family and friends, biking, yoga, and watching sports.

Professional Certifications

  • Iowa Landfill Operator (IDNR)
  • Manager of Landfill Operation (SWANA)
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems (SWANA)
  • Appliance Demanufacturing (IDNR)
  • Train the Trainer (NAHMMA) 

Professional Associations

  • North American Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) - National Board Member & Current Board President, Heartland Chapter Board President 
  • Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
  • Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operator (ISOSWO) - Board Member
  • Iowa Recycling Association (IRA)
  • United States Composting Council 
  • Iowa Composting Council - Board Member

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