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Area II

Proudly Serving Boone, Cerro Gordo, Dallas, Franklin, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Polk, Story, Winnebago, Worth and Wright Counties

Shelene Codner, (319) 404-1942

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Iowa Waste Exchange Area II, 2006 South Ankeny Blvd.,

Bldg 18, Rm 25D, Ankeny, Iowa (319) 404-1942

and deadlines





July 1, 2012 - Solid Waste Alternatives Program (SWAP) deadline. Visit website for additional information and application materials.


July 7 - July 14, 2012 - Project AWARE (A Watershed Awareness River Expedition), Franklin, Hardin and Marshall Counties. Join nearly 400 volunteers as they assist in cleaning up Iowa's waterways. Visit the Project AWARE website for more information.


July 11 - July 15, 2012 - Visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources mobile education trailer: Cause & Effect: Your Eco Story at the 2012 Hardin County Fair in Eldora. For more information about the trailer or to reserve it for your event visit website. For a listing of the dates of all Iowa County fairs click here.


July 18, 2012 - The Iowa Waste Exchange will be on hand at the Landfill of North Iowa's booth at the 2012 Franklin County Fair. For more information about the 2012 fair click here. For a listing of the dates of all Iowa County fairs click here.














July 24-26, 2012 - Midwest Composting School, Ames, Iowa. The purpose of the Midwest Composting School is to train stakeholders in the science of composting, handling challenging feedstocks, enhancing compost quality, using compost in construction projects, understanding compost sampling and analytical processes and environmental regulations. For more information visit website



To add an available or wanted material to the current Red Hot Materials Listing contact:

Shelly Codner

(319) 404-1942.

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