Yard Waste

Yard Waste

 
Yard Waste is picked up by Johnson County Refuse.

 

Mondays

Have to curb by 6:00  A.M.

Loose yard waste needs to be in container, NO CONTAINERS LARGER THAN 35 GALLONS and 40 pound weight limit.
Bundles 4×4, branches and sticks no longer than 4 feet long and take a 4 foot string and tie around bundle. NO PAPER/PLASTIC BAGS OF ANY KIND.
Benton County Landfill will NOT accept them.

 

NOTICE FOR JULY: Garbage and recycling will now be picked up by Johnson County Refuse (No Holiday Delay)

Garbage and recycling shall be on Fridays. Have at the curb by 6:00 AM.

Yard Waste Collection will be on Mondays starting July 7th. Have at the curb by 6:00 AM.

Johnson County Refuse will be delivering one green recycle container per household for paper products only to supplement the containers you already have.

Please Use the following Guide lines for collection:

YARD WASTE: Loose yard waste needs to be in container, no containers larger than 35 gallons and 40 pound weight limit. 

Bundles 4×4, branches and sticks no longer than 4 feet long and take a 4 foot string and tie around bundle.NO paper or plastic bags of any kind.

Benton County Landfill will NOT accept them.

SOLID WASTECollect up to 2 cans or bags per household per week. No container or bag larger than 35 gallons. Additional can or bags up to 35 gallon would need to be tagged with one sticker costing $1.50 each. Tags May be purchased at Walford BP or City Hall.

COMMINGLED RECYCLABLES:

Plastics:       Plastic bottle and dish container with the recycle emblem #1-7 on bottom

                     Containers washed clean and co-mingled in container

Metal:         Tin and aluminum food and beverage cans.

                     Containers washed and cleaned and in co-mingled in container

Glass:          Clear, brown, blue and green bottles and jars

Cardboard: Corrugated & chip-board card board

                      All cardboard must be flattened

Paper:          Newspaper, magazines, phonebooks, junk mail, computer paper, and envelopes.

Questions Contact:

Johnson County Refuse

P.O. Box 200

North Liberty, Iowa 52317

319-665-4498 (Office) Steve Smith (Cell) 319-330-1726

 

 

 

 

All yard waste shall be separated by the owner or occupant from all other solid waste accumulated on the premises and shall be composted on the premises. As used in this section, ―yard waste‖ means any debris such as grass clippings, leaves, garden waste, brush and trees. Yard waste does not include tree stumps. (Code of Iowa, 105.06)

 

Residential solid waste containers shall be stored upon the residential premises. Commercial solid waste containers shall be stored upon private property, unless the owner has been granted written permission from the City to use public property for such purposes. The storage site shall be well drained; fully accessible to collection equipment, public health personnel and fire inspection personnel. All owners of residential and commercial premises shall be responsible for proper storage of all garbage and yard waste to prevent materials from being blown or scattered around neighboring yards and streets. (Code of Iowa, 105.10)