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Collection Days

Residential collection is every Monday (Tuesday following a Monday holiday or announced on channel 3 following snow removal days).

Commercial business pickup is every Thursday.

Special Removal Item Rates

  • Additional volume sticker $5.00
  • White Goods/Small Appliances $25.00
  • Large Furniture $10.00
  • Small Furniture $5.00
  • 2 yard metal dumpsters are available from the city at a cost of $78.90/dump
  • All special-item stickers must be purchased in advance of the scheduled collection at City Hall.

Proper Packaging of Garbage

  • 1 – 90 gal. dumpster (available from the city at a $21.04/month container fee) OR 2 – 30 gal. (max. capacity) trash bags will be collected for the $11.57/month garbage fee.
  • Additional dumpsters or bags will require a special tag purchased from city hall ahead of collection time at $4.00 each or $5.00 if not purchased in advance.
  • This is to encourage recycling and meet state mandates requiring the reduction of trash going to the landfills.


  • Residents and businesses are encouraged to use the Recycling Center located at 322 Garfield Street, Rolfe Iowa for daily drop.
  • Recycling Curb side pick-up is every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Please have to curb by 8 a.m. Please separate items. List of recyclable items is available at City Hall.
  • Recycling Rates: Residential $3.15/month
  • For curb side pickup assistance for those over 65, please call 712-848-3124.

Clean Up Days

Click here for clean up days guidelines.