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.
All ages are welcome to attend and guests will be able to tour the facility as well as police and fire vehicles. Visitors will also be able to meet personnel and tour vehicles from the Iowa State Patrol, Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office, and MercyOne. Fareway will be providing hot dogs, water, and chips for the event.