The South Dallas County Landfill Agency (SDCLA) is a governmental non-profit agency organized in 1970 under Chapter 28E of the Code of Iowa and currently owns 67 acres with many years of capacity remaining. The SDCLA is a self-supporting entity. All costs to operate are paid by membership and user fees.
All waste, both commercial and residential, generated from the City of Adel is accepted at the South Dallas County Landfill.
Waste transported by residents of the communities and rural areas of both Polk and Dallas Counties, including, but not limited to, Ankeny, Clive, Johnston, Grimes, Minburn, Perry (when site is closed), Redfield, Urbandale, Waukee, as well as West Des Moines is also accepted.
Construction material from the above areas that is being hauled by residents or by individual contractors is classified as "self-hauled" waste and is allowed to be disposed of at the landfill.
The following landfills provide waste disposal to the residents living in their service areas as listed:
Boone County Landfill (Boone, Ia) accepts residential waste from the cities of Bouton, Granger, and Woodward.
South Central Iowa Landfill Agency (Winterset, Ia) accepts residential waste from the cities of Dallas Center, De Soto, Dexter, Van Meter, Earlham, and Cumming.
Metro Park West Landfill (Perry, Ia)
Recycleable materials (metal, appliances, tires, trees and brush) are acceptable from all areas.
Adel offers something for everyone; from its rich history as the Dallas County Seat, being Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick’s birthplace, to serving as host along the growingly popular Raccoon River Valley Trail and its events.
Established in 1847, Adel is a thriving community. Over 4000 people call Adel “home” and within the past 5 years, 251 families have invested in the building their homes in Adel.
The ADM School system is one of the top ranked schools in Iowa and serves over 1600 students. Our school system is one of the driving forces for new families deciding to make their home here in Adel.