Curbside Recycling

Residents on Council Bluffs City waste services have unlimited recycling year-round. The following items are accepted on the curb as long as they are separated into Blue Week materials and Green Week materials. Here is the recycling calendar from April 2016 to March 2017. 

  • #1 - #5 Plastic Containers and Cartons - butter tubs, laundry detergent containers, milk jugs, pop and water bottles, squeezable containers, yogurt containers, rinsed, no plastic grocery bags or Styrofoam; all containers must fit inside your curbside bins or containers
  • Aluminum & Metal - food and beverage containers, rinsed
  • Mixed Paper - brown paper bags, junk mail, magazines, newspaper and everything that comes with a Sunday paper
  • Cardboard - must be broken down/flattened and no larger than 3'x3'
  • Glass - all colors of rinsed, unbroken food and beverage containers with lids removed,no baking dishes, plates, Pyrex, window glass, etc.
    Small - my-waste collection day JPGy