City Employee Elected to Serve as Officer of Regional Hazardous Waste Organization

March 09, 2018

Ken Miller, Landfill Scale House Operator, with the City of Dubuque has been elected as the Vice-President for the Hartland Chapter of the North America Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) at its annual meeting that was held February 26 at Omaha, Nebraska. The one-year term begins immediately.

NAHMMA is an organization whose members are directly involved in the management of hazardous waste from residential, commercial and industrial sources. Members include public and private sector employees, along with consultants, engineers, planners, regulators and local elected officials. The Heartland Chapter includes members from Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri.

As part of the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency’s (DMASWA) commitment to operating an environmentally sound solid waste management facility, it has established a hazardous waste program in 1998 for residents and qualified businesses in Dubuque and Delaware counties to use for their hazardous waste management.  As part of Mr. Miller’s duties, he is responsible for the daily operation of the program and provides management assistance.  He has been assigned to the DMASWA for over six years. 

For information on the DMASWA’s hazardous waste program, visit or contact the DMASWA Education Coordinator Bev Wagner at 563-588-7933 or  Information regarding NAHMMA can be found at