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Solid Waste Policies (Iowa)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Municipal/Public Utility
Rural Electric Cooperative
Tribal Government
Utility
Program Info
State 
Iowa
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Iowa Department of Natural Resources

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.