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Let Us Teach Your Group the 3 R's of Waste Management.

Whether you're a teacher looking for accurate, up-to-date
information for your students, a scout leader planning a field trip, or a program planner in need
of a guest speaker for your club, our education staff can assist you.

Guest Speakers

We will come to your site to speak on such topics as:

  • Waste Reduction
  • Recycling and Buying Recycled
  • Landfill Operations
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Commission-Sponsored Events
  • Landfill, Area Recyclers, or Hazchem Center Operations

From preschool through adult level, our programs can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your group.

Resource Materials

Our expanded education center can provide students with research information for projects and papers.

We also have educational resources available for teachers, including:

  • Brochures
  • Handouts
  • Paper-making kits
  • Photo Displays

To access all of our Brochures and handouts click file_cab


Give your students an up-close view of the Area Recyclers facility, the Des Moines County Regional Landfill, and/ or the HazChem Center. Recycling Center tours include a brief educational presentation held in our unique Education Center, which was built using a variety of recycled materials.

For more information or to scedule a tour, call our Education Cordinator at 319.753.8126 or 800.216.8126

Our Services Are Free of Charge!


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