Solid Waste Agency

  • All loads must be covered and/or secure or $15.00 fine.
  • Minimum dumping fee $5.00
  • $25.00 fee if we have to assist unloading with our equipment.

Transfer Station

Material accepted: Residential and Commercial, Municipal Solid Waste, and all Blue bag Recyclables from participating cities and rural residents of Plymouth County

Construction and Demolition Landfill

Material accepted: Material used in construction of building or remodeling, or demolition of a building. All wood items, pallets,

Material Not Accepted

Friable Asbestos, animal waste, dead animal carcasses, free liquids, hazardous waste, and  infectious waste.

Transfer Station -Doors 1-2-3

  • Household waste
  • Clothes
  • Carpet/padding
  • Roll off carpet
  • Bed Mattresses
  • Glass
  • Big Plastic Items:
  • Toys, totes, pools
  • Chairs, buckets
  • Water Softeners

Appliance $10.00 each pay in office
(Cash or Check)

  • Air Conditioners, Cooling Units
  • Dehumidifier-coils in back
  • Dishwasher, Furnace, Hot water heater
  • Microwave, Stove-Range/oven
  • Refrigerator/Freezer, Washer/Dryer
  • Trash compactor
  • Fluorescent Light Fixture unit
    and Bulbs are disposed of separately.

C & D area

  • Construction/demolition, Shingles
  • Pallets, Wood posts and fencing,
  • Burn piles and barrel materials

No Dumping Hazardous Waste

$250 per ton
Car tire $ 5.00
Pickup Tire $ 7.00
Tire w/rim $ 2.00 More

Metal/Wire area

  • Wire/fencing, steel post, Gutters
  • Aluminum chairs, bikes,
  • Bed rails, mowers/engines
  • Cast iron- sinks, tubs, tins
  • Chairs w/chrome legs, metal fan
  • Gas & charcoal grills, swing sets
  • All types of metals

Yard Waste

  • Garden waste, grass, hay,
  • Leaves, straw, vines
  • Trees: Branches, Whole tree, trunks

No tree root balls


$5.00 Fee
Computer Tower


$10.00 Fee
Computer Monitor
Flat Screen TV
TV's Up to 13"

$20.00 Fee
TV's 14" Up To 34"

$30.00 Fee
TV's 35" On Up
Including Consoles

Household Hazardous Waste

Free Disposal

  • Household cleaners
  • Disinfectants
  • Polishes
  • Batteries
  • Gasoline
  • Antifreeze
  • Oil Base Paints
  • Stains
  • Paint Thinners
  • Lawn Chemicals
  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides

Disposal Costs

  • Latex Paint $2.00 per can
  • Farm Chemicals $2.25 per pound
  • Commerical small quantity
  • Businesses $2.25 per pound
  • Paint found in loads will be charged $22.50 PER CAN

Swap Shop
A swap shop is offered which means materials in the swap shop can be taken out free of charge

Please Call-712-546-6071 to
Setup appointments!

Plymouth County Solid Waste Agency
34898 150th Street
Le Mars, IA 51031

Telephone: 712-546-6071
E-mail: kherbold@plymouthcountyiowa.govcreate new email


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Gate Closes at 4:00 p.m, scale by 3:30 p.m.

The Second Saturday of every month May thru October. 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Closed Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Friday before Independence Day or Monday after Independence Day pending the weekend date, Saturday before Labor Day and Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Recycling Program

We accept paper, plastics 1-7, and metal/tin for recycling purposes.
No glass, plastic bags or clothes

Only waste from Plymouth County accepted.
$100 penalty per ton for entire load if
out of county waste is found in load.
3 offenses then banned.

Official Responsible
Manager- Kent Herbold 712-546-6071
Plymouth County Solid Waste Agency Chairman
Rick Bohle 712-378-3955

Emergency Contact Office 712-546-6071
Plymouth County Sheriff 712-546-8191