Mission, Vision, Planning

The mission of Waste Commission of Scott County is to provide environmentally sound and economically feasible solid waste management for Scott County.

Comprehensive Plan

The Commission works regionally to submit a Comprehensive Plan to Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) every five years. This regional planning area includes: Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine and Scott counties in Iowa. The comprehensive plan is a course of action developed and established cooperatively between cities, counties, and sanitary disposal projects regarding their chosen integrated solid waste management system, its participation, waste reduction strategies, and disposal methods.

IA Solid Waste Plan Update 2023

Environmental Management System

The Commission has been designated as an organization for an Environmental Management System (EMS) in the state of Iowa. An EMS develops a process of self-assessment and continuous improvement. Read more about the State of Iowa’s EMS.