Solid Waste Disposal

Hawkeye Sanitation Information

For more information, please call Hawkeye Sanitation at 800-858-1138.

Elkader Site


The Elkader Site is located behind the County Shop.


Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Items That Hawkeye Cannot Pick Up With Garbage Trucks

  • Animal carcasses or animal waste
  • Any appliances (TVs, dehumidifiers, microwave ovens, refrigerators, stoves, etc)
  • Any toxic or poisonous materials
  • Batteries
  • Computers
  • Fertilizer
  • Freon containers
  • Oil
  • Paint
  • Tires
  • Wire, fence posts, bricks, iron or cement chunks or blocks that would damage the trucks
  • Yard waste and lawn trimmings