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Cedar Rapids Solid Waste & Recycling
City Services Center
500 15th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Mail Payments to: 
Cedar Rapids Municipal Utilities
PO Box 3255 
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-3255

Phone: 319-286-5897
Our phones are answered 24/7.

Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Solid Waste & Recycle

Exclamation point in circle - notice iconNo garbage/recycling/yard waste collection on Monday, September 2.

Collection delayed one day for all customers the week of Labor Day.

The Solid Waste & Recycling Division provides garbage, recycling and yard waste collection to residential properties throughout Cedar Rapids.


Your GARBY cart should be used for waste that can't be recycled or composted.
» Extra garbage? Purchase a sticker for your extra bag.

Yard Waste
Your YARDY cart can help you in the yard and kitchen.

Your CURBY cart can help you recycle a variety of materials.

Assisted Collection Services
Assistance is available for residents unable to transfer their collection carts to the curb for pickup. Learn more »

Collection Cart Sizes & Weight Limits
The City of Cedar Rapids issues three carts for the collection of solid waste and recycling.

Collection Schedule / Holidays
Know when your material will be collected.

Bulky Item collection
Need to get rid of an old couch or appliance. You can schedule a pick up!

Leave Room for Lucy
Leaving 3 feet for Lucy helps collection run smoothly.

See how we can work together to CleanUpCR!

Nuisance Abatement
Bothered by a mess in your neighborhood? Let us know about it.

Illegal Dumping
The Cedar Rapids Solid Waste & Recycling Division is committed to stopping illegal dumping in our city.

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