City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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City of Bettendorf's Yard Waste Information

The City of Bettendorf provides yard waste collection every week from April 1 through December 1 on residents' garbage collection day. Yard waste which includes grass clippings, leaves, and garden waste must be bagged in two-ply kraft paper bags.  

The City offers FREE yard waste pick-up from April 6 - 17. Yard waste stickers are not required on paper yard waste bags during this time.  

Tips for Bagged & Bundled Yard Waste Collection:

- Yard waste must be set out by 7a on the regular collection day.

- Yard waste must be placed in kraft paper bags.

- Each yard waste bag cannot weigh more than 50 pounds

- All tree trimmings and branches must be bundled with twine and rope, and not weigh more than 50 pounds per bundle

- Branches must be no larger than six (6) inches in diameter

- Bundles should be no more than 18 inches in diameter

- The burning of leaves and other yard waste is prohibited by city ordinance.

If you have questions concerning yard waste please call 563-344-4088, M-F, 8a - 4p or email