Cedar Falls Recycling Center
The Recycling Drop Off Center is located next to the Transfer Station in the 1500 block of State Street. The recycling center is open 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday and from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Saturday.
Items accepted at the recycling center are as follows:
- Tin Cans
- Clear Glass
- Office Paper
- Plastics- #1-7
- Plastic Grocery Bags
- Phone Books (accepted May-August)
All containers should be clean.
Items accepted at the transfer station for a $7.50 fee are as follows:
Household Recycling Substations
- A/C units
- Water heaters
- Water Softeners
- Garbage disposals
- Computers-$5.00 fee
- Televisions (console/box) $5.00 fee
| Car / Small Truck: $2.50 off rim, $5.00 on rim
Truck / Tractor: $6.50 off rim, $9.00 on rim
View Our Recycling Brochure
The City of Cedar Falls operates five remote recycling sites. The locations of these sites are: Panther Parkway on the UNI Campus, Point West, Thunder Ridge Fareway, Wind Grace Community off south Main Street, and Greenhill Village at 4507 Algonquin Drive. All sites are operational 24 hours a day.
Recycling Center Map
All items from the above list are accepted at the remote sites.
|Items Not Accepted
- Oil Bottles
- Gas Cans
- Aerosol Cans
- Chemical Containers
- Colored Glass
- Wrapping Paper
- # 6 Styrofoam / packing peanuts
(Some styrofoam has a stamp printed on the bottom. This is misleading; it is a resin recycling code. It does not mean it can be recycled.)
Recycling for Special Events
|Fluorescent Bulb Recycling
The City does not recycle fluorescent bulbs at this time.
Recycling equipment for special events is now available from the Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management education team, Waste Trac, at 657 Reserve Drive in Cedar Falls (near Hartman Reserve Nature Center). Equipment is free to use. A refundable deposit and application are required. Click this link
for more information.