Recycling

Garbage Information

Sheldon has two private garbage haulers, Schwarz Sanitary Service at 324-3543 and DeKruif Disposal at 324-3404.  The City of Sheldon bills for residential garbage pickup.  The residential customer has their choice between the two garbage haulers.  The cost is $15.50 for garbage and a fuel surcharge ranging from $.50 to $1.75 per month.  Schwarz Sanitary Service picks up at night, and DeKruif Disposal picks up during the day.

Recycling Information  The Northwest Iowa Area Landfill has issued a listing of items that are recyclable and items that are not recyclable.  Click here for that list.  Recycling is included in the cost for garbage pick up, and is picked two times per month.  The City of Sheldon also offers a community recycle bin, located on the south side of the Community Services Center Parking lot. 

De Kruif Disposal 324-3404
If you have Monday regular garbage pickup, your recycling day will be the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month only.

If you have Tuesday regular garbage pickup, your recycling day will be the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month only.

Schwarz Sanitary 324-3543
If you have Monday regular pickup (set it out Sunday night), your recycling day will be the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Be sure to set it out on Wednesday evening.

If you have Tuesday regular pickup (set it out Monday night), your recycling day will be the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Be sure to set it out on Wednesday evening.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:  Holidays observed by the Landfill are:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

DEKRUIF DISPOSAL CUSTOMERS
                        If a holiday falls on Monday and your garbage is normally picked up on Monday, your garbage will be picked up on Wednesday.
                        If a holiday falls on Tuesday and your garbage is normally picked up on Tuesday, your garbage will be picked up on Wednesday.
                        If your recycle day falls on a holiday, pick up will be Wednesday.

SCHWARZ SANITARY SERVICE
                        If a holiday falls on Monday (Sunday night pick up) and your garbage is normally picked up on Monday (Sunday night) your garbage will be picked up Wednesday (Tuesday night)
                        If a holiday falls on Tuesday (Monday night pick up) and your garbage is normally picked up on Tuesday (Monday night) your garbage will be picked up Wednesday (Tuesday night)
                        If your recycle day falls on a holiday, pick up will be Thursday night, except for Thanksgiving week.

Sheldon Tree Dump Rules and Regulations

The site is reserved for the disposal of trees and brush only. Disposing of materials other than what is allowed is strictly forbidden. Absolutely no other dumping is allowed.

This site is reserved for disposal of trees and brush from properties within city limits of Sheldon, Iowa. Use of this site by anyone for the purpose other than what is allowed or from property outside the city limits is strictly forbidden.

Removal of any materials, including dirt, without express permission of the City of Sheldon is forbidden and will be considered theft. The loss of tree limbs, etc. on streets and roadways to and from the site are your responsibility. Please clean up after yourself.

Your cooperation with the regulations is greatly appreciated and will help keep the tree dump open.

Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Agriculture Waste Management

Northwest Iowa Area Solid Waste Agency
Landfill Site: 3 miles south on Hwy. 60, 1/2 mile west on 360th St.

Phone: (712) 324-4026