Items Accepted at Landfill

For a complete list of fees for items accepted at the Newton Sanitary Landfill, please refer to the Resident Trash & Recycling Collection Quick Reference Guide or the  Newton Sanitary Landfill Fee Schedule.

Items Accepted at the Newton Sanitary Landfill

  • Construction debris
  • Household items (including trash)
  • Mattresses & furniture
  • Televisions
  • Carpet
  • Clothing
  • Burn barrel waste (as long as it's completely cooled)
  • Dead animals

Other Items Accepted at the Newton Sanitary Landfill (But Not Landfilled)

  • Brush & trees ($15.00/ton, $5.00 minimum)
  • Wood chips (Free of charge)

Recycled Items Accepted

For a full list of residential recycled items accepted, please refer to the Resident Trash & Recycling Collection Quick Reference Guide.

  • Antifreeze - No charge
  • Waste oil - No charge
  • Scrap metal - No charge

Household Hazardous Waste

Accepted materials include but not limited to…

  • Aerosols
  • Automobile liquids such as gasoline, oil filters, antifreeze, windshield washer fluid
  • Mercury thermometer and thermostats
  • Compact florescent lamps (CFLs) and fluorescent light bulbs/ballasts
  • Glues and petroleum-based adhesives
  • Oil-based paint, pain thinner and paint remover
  • Pesticides, poison and fertilizers
  • Home cleaning chemicals such as solvent-based cleaners, drain cleaners, ammonia-based cleaners, floor care products and oven cleaner polish remover

Household hazardous waste may be taken to the Newton Sanitary Landfill from April 1st through October 31st.  Closed for winter months.

Call the Newton Sanitary Landfill at 641-792-3866 for more information about household hazardous waste.

Asbestos Guidelines

  • The ACM hauler shall notify the Newton Sanitary Landfill 48 hours in advance
  • The Newton Sanitary Landfill will accept the ACM on Friday's only.
  • All paperwork shall be provided to the landfill at the time of delivery.