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Services are contracted through Johnson County Refuse, an LRS Company (private company) #319-665-4498
Pickup:  Weekly on Thursdays.  Have to curbside by 7am.  Holiday changes will be announced. 

Containers available:
Garbage is available in 35 gallon or 65 gallon.
Recycling is available in 65 gallon or 95 gallon.

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Garbage Services
Commercial Entities and Residential Buildings of greater than 6 units must contract for service.
Any garbage that does not fit into the cart needs to be in a bag no larger than 35-gallon with a 40-pound weight limit, placed on top of can with lid closed and with 1 sticker on bag. One sticker is sold for $3.00 The Depot Convenience Store or Johnson County Refuse.

Large Items + Prohibited Items:
Large items and Prohibited items need to be taken to Iowa City Landfill Phone: 319.356.5185.

Garbage fees are assessed monthly at:
$11.50 for 35 gallon container

$13.50 for 65 gallon container

Recycling Services
Commercial Entities and Residential Buildings of greater than 6 units must contract for service.
One container for all recycling materials, no separation is required.  All recycling must be clean.  NO PLASTIC BAGS!!
And a friendly reminder:  WE DO NOT RECYCLE styrofoam, window glass, mirrors, electronic waste, motor oil containers, yard waste, chemical containers, plastic bags, ceramics or dishes, food waste, scrap metal, monitors, medical needles or waste, animal food bags, kitty litter bags.

Recycling Fees are assessed monthly at: 
$5.50 for 65 gallon container

$5.50 for 95 gallon container

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Our yard waste collection site has moved! Yard waste is not allowed in garbage pickup. The City provides a yard waste collection site for leaves, grass clippings, mulch and branches smaller than 2” in diameter.

This yard waste collection site is open to Tiffin residents only. If you are not a Tiffin resident, have branches larger than 2” in diameter, or have items other than those listed above, you must take those articles to the Iowa City Landfill, 319-356-5185. This site is only for yard waste materials, please do not dispose of garbage.  The yard waste collection site is under video surveillance. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the City ordinance. Fines up to $750.