Solid Waste Policies (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowaa
Name Solid Waste Policies (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Environmental Protection Commission, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


This statute establishes the support of the state for alternative waste management practices that reduce the reliance upon land disposal and incorporate resource recovery. Cities and counties are required to establish and operate a comprehensive solid waste reduction program. These regulations discuss land application of processed wastes as well as requirements for sanitary landfills and for groundwater monitoring near land disposal sites.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Alex Moon
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Solid Waste

Phone 515-281-6807


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 455B.301-304