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Resource Management Division Services

Waste, recycling, and composting programs provided by the City of Iowa City/Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center are available to residents and businesses within Johnson County, Kalona, and Riverside. Materials from outside of this service area are not accepted. 

Municipal Curbside Collection

Curbside garbage, recycling, and organics services are available for single-family homes up to 4-unit multifamily buildings.

Monthly fees per curbside service: 

  • Garbage: $12
  • Recycling: $6
  • Organics: $2

To find out which day your address receives curbside collection, view the map. Collections normally operate Monday through Friday, however operations may be impacted on official City holidays. For more information, see the Holidays section on this web page. 

map of curbside collection schedule

 

To learn more about these services, watch the Curbside 101 video below.

Residents new to Iowa City must sign up for utilities, which include water and curbside collection. Billing is monthly. 


Holidays

The following section provides information on Curbside Collection and Iowa City Landfill schedules and potential closures on official City holidays. 

  • New Year’s Day (January)
    • Curbside Collection: Saturday holiday, so no impact to weekday curbside operations.
    • Landfill: closed Saturday, January 1, 2022
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill:  closed Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Memorial Day (May)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations 
    • Landfill: closed Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Juneteenth (June)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations 
    • Landfill: closed Monday, June 20
  • July 4th
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill: closed Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Labor Day (September)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill:  closed Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Veterans Day (November)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill: closed Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day (November)
    • Curbside Collection:
      • No collections on Thursday, November 24, 2022
      • Thursday and Friday curbside customers will have materials collected on Friday, November 25, 2022
    • Landfill:
      • Closed Thursday, November 24, 2022
      • Normal hours on Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Christmas Eve (December 24)
    • Curbside Collection: Weekend holiday, so no impact to weekday curbside operations.
    • Landfill: closing early 
  • Christmas Day (December 25)
    • Curbside Collection: Weekend holiday, so no impact to weekday curbside operations.
    • Landfill: closed Monday, December 26, 2022
  • New Year's Eve (December 31)
    • Curbside Collection: Weekend holiday, so no impact to weekday curbside operations.
    • Landfill: closing early 

Quick Navigation 

Browse the links below to learn more about the City of Iowa City Resource Management Division. 

Web Pages
Guides and Handouts

Contact Us

Services

Utility Services
Address: 
Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center
3900 Hebl Avenue SW
Iowa City, IA
Phone Number: 
319-356-5151
Office Hours: 
Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center

7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday