Guidelines for Automated Garbage Collection:
Set the cart out by 6:00 a.m. on the designated collection day.
Arrows on lid should point toward street.
Place cart near the curb, on the curb, or at the edge of the driveway.
Garbage must be in the cart with the lid completely closed.
For health and sanitary reasons, bag all garbage before putting it into the cart.
Leave an arms length of clearance around the cart - do not set the cart directly next to a recycling cart, a vehicle, telephone pole, or mailbox.
Eliminate overflow - make sure there is the right size cart on hand.
- Park It
- Point It
- Give It Space
Cart Safety: Please read the weight limits on the lid of the garbage cart. Do not overload the cart. Please do not put heavy rocks, sod, or concrete in the cart. If the cart is too difficult to move, please request help to move it. if the cart is too large to handle, smaller carts are available.
Missed Collection? Any questions regarding a missed collection, please email Public Works Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (563) 344-4088.
The City Encourages Recycling! Cardboard boxes need to be recycled. Please flatten and place inside the recycle cart. Cardboard left outside of the cart will not be collected.