With the New Year comes a new rule –cardboard can no longer be landfilled and will need to instead be recycled.
The Iowa City Landfill will not accept cardboard in the trash beginning Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. It must be recycled either curbside, or taken to a local recycling facility.
Residents who place cardboard in their curbside garbage bin will have to instead place it in their recycling bin, and haulers that do not comply will be charged twice their regular tipping fee.
This new rule will divert millions of pounds of cardboard out of the landfill. While new 2017...