Trash & Recycling

Trash & Recycling

Trash and recycling collection is provided by Johnson County Refuse (an LRS Company) and is picked up every Friday (on holidays, pick up may be delayed one day).  All trash and recycling containers should be placed curbside on Fridays by 6:00 a.m.  Carts should be placed at least 6 feet apart.

Prices effective 7/1/2020:

Trash (black lid)

65 gallon $14.75 per month

35 gallon $12.75 per month

Recycling (yellow lid)

65 gallon  $4.75 per month

95 gallon   $4.75 per month

(If you are moving within West Branch (city limits), the carts stay with the property.  Please do not remove them or take them with you when you move.)

Any questions about garbage or recycling, including to make arrangements for special collection, such as old appliances, or other items too large for regular weekly disposal, call Johnson County Refuse (an LRS Company) at 319-665-4498 or toll free at 1-877-423-9877.

PlasticRecycle emblems #1-7. Containers must be washed clean.
MetalTin and aluminum cans. Must be washed clean & labels removed.
GlassClear, brown, blue & green. Must be washed clean.
CardboardCorrugated or chip board. Must be flattened and no larger than 2’x2′ pieces.
PaperNewspaper, magazines, phonebooks, etc.
Not RecyclableStyrofoam, Plastic bags, Broken glass, Window or mirror glass, Tissue paper & paper plates
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