Refuse & Yard Waste Collection Guidelines:
Garbage / yard waste must be in the cart with the lid closed completely.
Bag all garbage before putting in cart.
Do Not over fill your cart. (250 lb limit)
Cart must be at curbside/alley by 7 am on your collection day.
Face carts toward street.
Arrows on the lid should point toward the street or alley.
Leave 4' between others carts or objects.
Bring cart in by 8 pm on collection day.
Bag Tags can be purchased for garbage that does not fit inside the cart. Extra bag on cart as shown in the picture requires a tag ($1.25).
You are allowed to place one bag with an attached tag on top of the closed lid of your cart for pick up.
Excess garbage can also be brought to the Transfer Station at 15th and State Street.
Find a trouble free location for the cart, preferably on a level surface at the street or alley line and not directly under low hanging overhead wires. Do not place carts on top of snow piles.
Participate in this Public Input Meeting to review and comment on projects scheduled to receive federal transportation funding in the six-county region of Chickasaw, Butler, Bremer, Grundy, Black Hawk, and Buchanan.