The Winneshiek County landfill is county-owned and operated by the Winneshiek County Area Solid Waste Agency as a non-hazardous landfill. The landfill serves the following areas: Clayton County, Howard County, Winneshiek County, City of Postville and Fillmore County in Minnesota. The current tipping fee is $67/ton. Household appliances and TVs are accepted for an $18 charge and are sent on for demanufacturing.
The landfill also operates six rural collection sites during the week. Collection times are from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Sites are closed on holidays. Sites and schedules are listed below along with an interactive map of the County:
Kendalville Site: 3453 324th Ave. Operated by Hawkeye Sanitation. Wednesday, manned, with a recycling container.
Bluffton Site: 2619 West Ravince Rd – in the Bluffton Store parking lot. Monday, no recycling containers.
Locust Site: Opposite the Locust School. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, no recycling containers.
Ridgeway Site: Ridgeway County Shop on East St. 2nd and 4th Fridays each month, no recycling containers.
Fort Atkinson Site: Fort Atkinson County Shop at 2656 150th St. Thursday, no recycling containers.
Ossian Site: North of intersection at W42 & W 46. Tuesday, no recycling containers.
* Tips for interacting with the map: Click on the green bulls eye for detailed site information. Use the + and – buttons to zoom. Click, hold and drag to pan the map. Type in a complete address (address, city and state) and press enter; then zoom out to find the nearest collection site.