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Garbage & Recycling

Garbage pickup is every Tuesday. 

Residents may place 2 - 33 gallon containers at the curb for pick-up.  Each container must weigh less than 50 pounds.  If you need additional cans picked up a tag may be purchased at City Hall before garbage collection.  All cans should be at the curb by 7:00 am.

Recycling will be picked up on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. 

Items that may be recycled include:

Plastics:
 milk & antifreeze jugs, dishwashing liquid, laundry & shampoo bottles, etc.  (#1-5)  Please clean container.  Place lids in the garbage.

Paper & Cardboard:  newsprint, computer, brown paper bags, corrugated cardboard, magazines.  Please keep dry.  Phone books & catalogs need to be no thicker than 1/2 inch.

Tin Cans:  please rinse, clean and remove labels as much as possible.

Aluminum Containers:  deposable foil containers, foil wrap, foil pie plates, aluminum pans, foil TV dinner trays, non-refundable aluminum cans.  Rinse, clean and crumple it up.

The City Garbage hauler will accept the following large items anytime during the year so long as a tag has been purchased from City Hall. 

Stuffed furniture/mattresses/televisions...............................................................................$10.00
White goods (washers, dryers, dishwashers, water heaters)....................................$25.00
Freezers/ refrigerators.............................................................................................................................$30.00
Carpet (4 foot rolls & dry).........................................................................................................................$0.00
Microwaves/humidifiers, dehumidifiers/air conditioners........................................$20.00
Construction materials, demolition, shingles.....................................................$35.00/per ton

The City of Everly sponsors city wide Clean Up Days in the spring of each year.  Look for special pricing on the items above on those days. 

Do you have household hazardous materials that need to be disposed of?  HHM could include:  degreasers, waxes & polishes, pesticides, and stain removers.  The City of Everly is a participating member of the Northwest Iowa Area Solid Waste Agency so that residents may benefit from their services.  For more information on the NWISWA and the HHM site please click here


City of Everly, Iowa 2009