Trash Talk - West Central Iowa Solid Waste Blog

Plastic bags are one of the most invasive and long lasting concepts we’ve started using as humans. They’re everywhere. Grocery stores, big box stores, hotels, restaurants, you name it-there is probably a plastic bag involved in some extent of almost everything we do. So, what’s the big deal? Right? Why should we care that we use plastic bags? Read more...



What is composting and what types of things can you compost? Why is com posting good for our planet and good for your home? We've got all the dirt (pun intended) on composting! Learn the details by clicking the link below. Read more...



Balloons have been a traditional way to celebrate events and memorialize loved ones. But balloon releases are definitely not good for the enviroment or animal life. We have some ideas to replace those balloon releases that are much more enviromentally friendly! Read more...