Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

City Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, May 6, 2017


Reuse items or find a treasure at the annual spring City Wide Garage Sale. The City lists registered sales in The Gazette, and the Recreation Center offers a free continental breakfast and a map of participating garage sales.

For more information call 319.248.1750.  Learn more

Recycle Swap Day

Saturday, May 6, 2017


This free spring event at City Hall keeps items out of the landfill when citizens donate or trade clean, usable items as a form of recycling. Items left at the end of the day are donated to non-profit organizations. 
Accepted items:
  • Appliances
  • Books
  • Canned food
  • Clothing
  • Furniture
  • Household items
  • Recyclable paper
  • Toys
For more information, call 319.248.1720 or email Dawn Stoddard.

Mayor's Clean Up Week


May 8-12 & October 2-6, 2017

Each spring and fall residents set out items too large for bags, such as furniture and bathroom fixtures, to be picked up on trash collection day at no charge. Garbage and yard waste must be tagged as usual. Metal is picked up by a separate truck and may not occur on collection day. 

Items not accepted for pickup:
  • Appliances
  • Construction materials
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous waste
For more information call 319.248.1740.