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

Printable Recycling Calendar

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 and lids may be purchased at the Recycling Center (Bins: $13 Lids: $7)
  • Recycling in plastic bags will not be collected

Blue Week Recyclables Collected

  • Paper: newspaper, junk mail, magazines, books, etc.
  • Cardboard: broken down and flattened, no larger than 3’ x 3’, brown paper bags, food and beverage 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, lids, etc.
2022 Solid Waste Guide