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Residents are charged a $5 per stop fee for bulk collection appointments. The fee is added to your Cedar Falls Utility account. For more about large items pick up click here.
The 32 gallon cart rate is $9.00 per month; the 68 gallon cart rate is $17.00 per month and the 95 gallon cart rate is $26.50 per month.
Please call (319)273-8629 if you would like to exchange your refuse cart. You can exchange the refuse cart for free once a year. If more than once a year their will be a $20 exchange fee. Carts will not be exchanged if they are dirty, smell bad, etc. It is the homeowners responsibility to care for their refuse container. Homeowners can wash their containers and bag their garbage to help alleviate the smell in their carts.
The carts, by ordinance, may be placed for pickup no earlier than 6:00 pm on the day prior to your refuse pickup day. The cart must be removed by 8:00 pm on your scheduled pickup day.
Clean trees do not have ornaments, tinsel, flocking, or attached tree stands. These are considered yard waste and may be brought to the transfer station on Mondays for a $.75 disposal fee. Or you may cut the tree into 4 feet lengths and attach a Cedar Falls Christmas tree tag to the tree. Cost of the tree tag is $1.25. Place the tree at curbside and call (319) 273-8629 for a Monday pickup. All plastic bags must be removed.