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Waste Commission of Scott County strives to provide timely information on environmental news, programs, services and events in the Quad City area.

December 06, 2022
2022 Holiday Recycling Guide
‘Tis the Season to Recycle Right!

December 20, 2019
Prevent fires by keeping lithium and rechargeable batteries out of your cart.

April 05, 2017
Social impact funder Closed Loop Fund releases Scott County case study

November 14, 2016
Closed Loop Fund, the investment fund that provided a 10-year, zero-interest loan to Waste Commission of Scott County for the recent purchase of recycling carts, has released its first impact report -- just in time for America Recycles Day, Nov. 15.

August 22, 2016
Davenport and Bettendorf residents are recycling more than double what they did last year

July 29, 2016
The Scott Area Recycling Center opens to the public Aug. 1, 2016. Some Commission facilities also have new hours that go into effect Aug. 1.

July 25, 2016
Scott Area Recycling Center to Celebrate Grand Reopening and Ribbon Cutting Center July 28

June 21, 2016
Davenport and Bettendorf mayors will deliver the first recycling carts on Wednesday, June 22.

July 31, 2015
Next week Waste Commission of Scott County will present information to Bettendorf and Davenport City Councils about proposed changes to the Scott Area Recycling Center and associated municipal recycling programs.

July 20, 2015
Learn more about the switch from dual- to single-stream recycling

March 31, 2015
Reuse saves natural resources, extends the life of discarded electronics, and retains their value close to home.

January 21, 2014
2013 was a very busy year for Waste Commission of Scott County. This video recaps much of our work and shows just how busy we were.

November 20, 2013
Chad Pregracke named CNN Hero of the Year
Thanks to everyone who voted for Chad! He's been selected as CNN Hero of Year by popular online vote

November 18, 2013
Want to help put a stop to illegal dumping in our community? Here's what you need to know.

October 22, 2013
Area schools use leftover paint to create art through a partnership with Waste Commission of Scott County.

March 06, 2013
Waste Commission of Scott County was recognized for its exceptional efforts at the Electronic Demanufacturing Facility

March 05, 2013
Keep America Beautiful Announces Iowa School Recycling Champion

January 11, 2013
Waste Commission of Scott County has been named as one of five winners of the regional Radish Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that embody "healthy living from the ground up."

January 10, 2013
Learn about recycling plastics into art Jan. 25-27
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