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Scott Area Landfill

Address: 11555 110th Avenue
(County Road Y-48), Davenport, IA 52804

Phone:  (563) 381-1300
Fax:  (563) 381-1301
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Directions: See map. The Scott Area Landfill is located on County Road Y-48 three miles south of Highway 61 (West River Drive). From Davenport, take River Drive west past the I-280 interchange to the next intersection with a stoplight. Turn left (south) onto Y-48 and the Landfill is 3 miles down on the left-hand side of the road.


Regular Hours, October-April
7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.*** Monday-Friday

Summer Hours, May-September
7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*** Monday
7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.*** Tuesday-Friday

Open 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.*** Saturdays year-round.

***All vehicles should be unloaded and exit the gate by closing time.

Closed Holidays
Scott Area Landfill serves residents and businesses by landfilling waste that is generated in Scott County, Iowa only.
 Regular garbage  $31.75/ton
 Construction & Demolition debris
 Minimum charge* for Scott County residents  $25
      *Less than one regular garbage can  $10
 Bulky Items (such as railroad ties and utility poles)  $60/ton
 Shingles (Clean loads only. Other rules may apply.)
 Appliances (Refrigerators and freezers must be empty.)

See city-specific information for curbside pickup availability.
 $6 each
 Ammonia Units - Scott County residents only  $50
 Tires from Scott County residents (5 car tires per year)

See city-specific information for curbside pickup availability.
 No charge
 Tires (includes standard vehicle and semi tires; excludes heavy equipment tires)
 Scrap Metal  No charge
 Special Waste (Charged separately; pre-approval required: Visit our Special Waste section.)  Fees apply



    • All loads must be tarped or tied down.

    •A Hi-Vis safety vest is required to be worn by all customers unloading at the working face. 

    • Waste generated outside Scott County will not be accepted.

    Liquids and hazardous materials (such as paints, pesticides/herbicides, automotive fluids, etc.) are not allowed in the landfill. You can arrange to dispose of these items through the Waste Commission's Household-Hazardous Material facility.

    • Yard waste material such as grass, leaves, and logs may not be landfilled and must go to the Davenport Compost Facility.

    • Electronic waste such as computers and TVs must go to the Electronic Recovery Center.
      Asphalt shingles (clean) Accepted for a reduced fee.
      Automotive (lead-acid) batteries Accepted during regular hours of operation at no charge.
      Household (alkaline) batteries Can be safely put in your garbage.
      Oil, oil filters & antifreeze Up to 25 gallons per month of used motor oil, antifreeze and drained oil filters can be recycled at no charge for residents. For businesses or if you have more than 25 gallons call 381-1300 for assistance.
      Rechargeable batteries Accepted at the Electronics Recovery Center during normal business hours at no charge.
      Also accepted at Batteries Plus locations during regular business hours. Call (563) 388-0808 (Davenport) or (309) 764-9555 (Moline) for more information.
      Recyclables A drop-off recycling container is available at the Landfill for items that can be recycled through Scott County's curbside programs.

      Building Material Reuse: For gently used building materials, visit Habitat ReStore.

      Hauling: Waste Commission of Scott County does not provide hauling services. Local businesses offering these services are listed under “Garbage and Rubbish Collection” in the Yellow Pages.

      Learn more about the Scott Area Landfill in our landfill education section.

      11555 110th Avenue · Davenport, Iowa 52804 · (563)381-1300 · Fax: (563)381-1301
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