Community Engagement

View the recycling drop-off sites located in the Cedar Valley.

Visit the following websites for more information about waste management, recycling programs, and local food and farmers markets.

Prairie Parkway Garden

Prairie Parkway Garden uses the activity of gardening to help prevent diabetes and heart disease by improving individuals' quality of life. They teach about body movement, good nutrition, and self-care through these home-grown foods. Anyone is encouraged to join in, with or without previous gardening experience! 

Black Hawk County Solid Waste Commission-Waste Trac

The Black Hawk County Sold Waste Commission owns and operates all aspects of the Black Hawk County Landfill. They are a dedicated organization that provides safe and effective ways to manage solid waste, while also protecting natural resources in Black Hawk County. 

Cedar Falls Farmers Market

Visit the Cedar Falls Farmers Market to enjoy fresh produce and other items that are locally grown, baked, or made. The farmers market is open Saturday mornings 8:30am-12:00pm. The market begins the first weekend in May and continues until the last Saturday in October! Check out our Facebook page here.

College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is another great market providing fresh produce and organic alternatives grown locally in the Cedar Valley. Their hours are 4:00-6:00pm, every Thursday during the months of June-October.