If you are a Johnson County resident or business, you must use the Iowa City Landfill. Visit their website here.


Scale House

Welcome to the Iowa County Landfill

The Iowa County Landfill provides waste and recycling services to residents and businesses operating within Iowa County excluding Victor.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8 AM - 3:30 PM

Last load accepted at 3:30 PM

Location & Contact Information

3369 Highway 6 Trail

Homestead, IA 52236

(319) 828-4943

Landfill Closures

When the National Weather Service issues a Wind Advisory, the landfill will determine if it necessary to close. When practical, courtesy calls or emails will be made to haulers. Residents should call or check the website.

The landfill is scheduled to be closed on New Year's Day, Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Notifications, News, & Events

NOTICE:  After long discussion, it has been determined that effective July 1, 2024 prices will increase. Minimum charge for 400 lbs. or less of household trash & construction debris will be $15.00. Price per ton will be $70.00. Additional pricing remains the same (appliances, electronics, etc.)


Regular Landfill Hours Resume

The landfill has resumed regular hours of operation. We are open Monday - Friday and every Saturday. If the landfill is closed due to wind or other weather-related issues, we will post information on the website and Facebook.


We're on Facebook!

We post information about landfill closures, programs, and other important updates on our website. If you'd like updates plus other landfill related informaton through social media, follow us on Facebook. 


Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes Available Online

We post the agenda and minutes of commission meetings on our website. All information is available here.

Please check the website for updates regarding operations and services before visiting the landfill. All important information will be provided in the Notifications, News, & Events section.

Out of County Waste

If you are a resident or business from outside Iowa County, you must contact your local landfill for garbage disposal. Iowa rules require garbage to be disposed of in the county it was generated. Click here for the contact information for other landfills in the area.


8 AM - 11:30 AM

Last load accepted at 11:30 AM