Sandbag Reuse & Disposal
Hundreds of thousands of sandbags were used to keep the Cedar River out of homes and businesses. The City of Cedar Rapids (City) has released this information about sandbag reuse and disposal:
9/29/16 Update from the City of Cedar Rapids
Please do not place sandbags in your collection carts.
Residents looking to remove dry or wet sandbags immediately can bring them to two locations:
Noelridge Pool parking lot, starting at 7 a.m. on Friday
Ellis Pool parking lot, starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday
Residents not able to haul sandbags can leave them on their property until the City is able to collect them free of charge. Sandbag pickup is anticipated to start October 10 and run for two weeks.
Sandbags can also be taken to the Solid Waste Agency landfill, 1954 County Home Road, Marion. Regular disposal fees apply.
Residents in other Linn County communities may also bring sandbags to the Solid Waste Agency landfill. Regular disposal fees apply.
Want to avoid having to take sandbags out to the landfill? Click HERE for a visual guide about reusing sand.