Curbside Recycling

The City of Council Bluffs offers residents the luxury of curbside recycling. Recycling is picked up on the same day as garbage and yard waste. Download the Printable Recycling Calendar and hang it on your fridge!

Recycling Bins

  • Each household is provided two blue recycling bins and one lid 
  • Recycling bins are property of the City of Council Bluffs and must stay with the house
  • Extra bins may be purchased at the Recycling Center
  • Bins: $8 Lids: $4Call (712) 890-5454

Blue Week Recyclables Collected

  • Paper: newspaper, junk mail, magazines, books, etc.
  • Cardboard: broken down and flattened, no larger than 3’ x 3’ brown boxes, cereal boxes, etc.
  • Glass: rinsed food and beverage containers, no broken glass

Green Week Recyclables Collected

  • Metals: Rinsed food and beverage cans, aerosol cans, etc.
  • Plastics #1 - #5: Rinsed food and beverage containers and cartons, laundry detergent containers, shampoo bottles, etc.

To report a missed collection call Waste Connections at 712-256-2288.


Calendar 20-21