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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: $13
  • Recycling: $6.50
  • Organics: $3.50

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 Eve (Saturday, December 31, 2022)
    • Curbside Collection: Weekend holiday, so no impact to weekday curbside operations.
    • Landfill: open normal hours; 7 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1, 2023)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill: Closed Monday, January 2
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 16, 2023)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill: Closed January 16
  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 29, 2023)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations 
    • Landfill: Closed May 29
  • Juneteenth (Monday, June 19, 2023)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations 
    • Landfill: Closed June 19
  • Independence Day (Tuesday, July 4, 2023)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill: Closed Tuesday, July 4
  • Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2023)
    • Curbside Collection: normal operations
    • Landfill: Closed September 4

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