Yard Waste Collection Information

Yard Waste Carts and Pick Up


  • Yard waste is collected on Monday's during the months of April, May, June, October and November. Yard waste is collected every other Monday from July–September (see schedule below).
  • The yard waste cart holds 95 gallons; the cost is $10 per dump. During April, October, and November the yard waste cart is $5 per dump. The charge is added to your monthly CFU bill.
  • Yard waste is collected during December–March on a call in basis. To schedule a pick up call the Public Works Department at (319) 273-8629.
  • If your yard waste cart was missed, please call the Public Works office by noon on Tuesday.

2019 July–September Schedule

  • July 1, 15 and 29
  • August 12 and 26
  • September 9 and 23

Exceptions to the Collection Schedule

No Monday yard waste collection on:
  • May 27, September 2, and December 23
  • Paper Biodegradable Waste Bags


    Paper biodegradable yard waste bags are no longer collected curbside. You may dispose of them at the transfer station or at the compost facility.

    Transfer Station Information


    The Transfer Station accepts yard waste daily during normal operations.

    Yard Waste disposal fees are $0.75 per bag or $29.50 per ton. Residents may take their yard waste to the seasonal compost facility.

    Compost Facility Hours


    Open April–November:
    Monday–Friday 7:30 am–dusk
    Saturday–Sunday 8 am–dusk

    There is no fee for yard waste disposal at the compost facility.

    Transfer Station Hours

  • Monday–Friday 7 am–6 pm Summer hours (April- November)
  • Monday–Friday 7 am–5 pm Winter hours (December- March)
  • Saturday 8 am–3 pm 

    See the Yard Waste Collection Brochure for more information.