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.

2018 July–September Schedule

  • July 2, 16, and 30
  • August 13 and 27
  • September 10 and 24

Exceptions to the Collection Schedule

No Monday yard waste collection on:
  • May 28, September 3, and December 24

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
Saturday 8 am–3 pm 

See the Yard Waste Collection Brochure for more information.