City of Iowa City, IA

01/10/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/10/2019 12:40

New yard waste carts and return your recycling bin reminders

By now, all Iowa City curbside customers should have received a new 65-gallon recycling cart. Remember to recycle right by following your Curbside Recycling Guide.

Recycling Carts

  • Didn't receive a cart? Call 319-356-5151.
  • Got a duplicate? Call 319-356-5151 to have the second cart picked up.

Return old bins

Customers who do not wish to keep and repurpose their blue, 18-gallon recycling bin can return them and they will be repurposed or recycled.

Crews will collect old bins curbside on your regular service day the weeks of:

Location Change: Drop-off events will be held at the Refuse parking lot, 1200 S. Riverside Dr.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon

Organics Carts

25-gallon and 95-gallon organics (yard and food waste) carts are available to curbside customers.

If you reserved an organics cart, it will be delivered soon.

If you would like a 25-gallon organics cart, stay tuned to for cart pickup event information.

If you would like to reserve a 95-gallon organics cart, fill out a Request Form.