GARBAGE CONTAINERS:
The City of Rock Valley offers two sizes of containers. There is a 48-gallon container or a 96-gallon container. Only one container is allowed per pick-up day. For additional garbage, contact the City Office to purchase garbage bags that are approved for pickup.

Utility Application (PDF)

RECYCLING:
The City of Rock Valley offers two sizes of recycling containers. There is a 48-gallon container or a 96-gallon container. There is no charge for the recycling containers and we encourage residents to recycle as much as possible.

Learn what do and not to recycle (PDF) and find more recycling details here (PDF)

MONTHLY GARBAGE & RECYCLING SCHEDULE:
East Side of Main:
Garbage – Every Tuesday
Recycling – 1st & 3rd Thursday

West Side of Main:
Garbage – Every Wednesday
Recycling – 2nd & 4th Thursday

UTILITY RATES:
Click here to read the rates.

LANDFILL:
The Northwest Iowa Area Landfill [1] accepts most household hazardous materials (HHMs) at no cost. Examples of acceptable HHMs include:

  • Caustic household cleaners
  • De-greasers
  • Paint (latex paint will be assessed a fee of $1.00 per
    gallon)
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Polishes
  • Solvents
  • Stain removers

Please do not include these items in your weekly garbage containers or empty down your drains.

Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Please contact the landfill at (712) 324-4026 to schedule an appointment to dispose of any HHMs. The landfill also has a transportable HHM drop-off facility that visits Sioux Center annually. Please see the city’s events calendar for the next available date. The landfill is located at 4540 360th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201-8020.

CALL BEFORE YOU DIG
When you have a project that requires digging, your first step is to contact Iowa One Call. You can do this by calling 811 or 1-800-292-8989. For more information, go to the Iowa One Call website or click here.

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