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 $16.75 for garbage and a fuel surcharge, if applicable, 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.  Check below for that list.  Recycling is included in the cost for garbage pick up, and is picked two times per month.

De Kruif Disposal 324-3404
Your garbage will be picked up on Monday or Tuesday morning, please contact them at 712-324-3404 to start your pick up and they will inform you which day.  Any extra bags or cans will require a prepaid sticker of $3 for removal.  All appliances (microwaves, tv, dehumidifier, stove, etc.) will need to be arranged through De Kruif Disposal at an addition charge.  If you have Monday regular garbage pick up, your Recycling Day will be the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  If you have Tuesday regular garbage pick up, your Recycling Day will be the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

DEKRUIF DISPOSAL CUSTOMERS-HOLIDAYS
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 324-3543 or 324-5107 Contact them to purchase stickers for garbage overages.
Route 1:  Any house west of 2nd Avenue or Old Highway 60, north of Highway 18, east of Washington Ave, and south of 11th Street.

Route 2: Any house east of 2nd Avenue or Old Highway 60, south of Highway 18, west of Washington Ave, and north of 11th Street.

Garbage pick up for Route 1 will be Monday night.  Garbage pick up for Route 2 will be Tuesday night.

RecyclingRoute 1 recycling will be picked up the 1st and 3rd Sunday night, and Route 2 will be picked up the 2nd and 4th Sunday night.

SCHWARZ SANITARY SERVICE-HOLIDAYS

If a holiday falls on your garbage or recycling pick up, put it out Wednesday night.

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.

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