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Scheduled twice a month – 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month. You may schedule by email or by calling (515) 278-3950.  You must schedule at least one day in advance of the pick up date requested.

(Tree logs & limbs are not included in the bulk item collection.  Please see information about our separate log & limb collection for this service.)

Billing:  An invoice is sent by mail after the collection.

Appliances ($35 per appliance)

  • Air conditioner (window or central)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Furnace
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Trash compactor
  • Washer
  • Water heater
  • Dehumidifier
  • Garbage disposal
  • Humidifier
  • Microwave
  • Light ballast


Bulk Item

Large ($25) Small ($10)

Basketball hoop assembly


Cabinets or cupboards
(each section)

Small Chair

(rolls over 6’ long)

Carpet 6' or less

Couch/love seat



Grill w/o tank

Dresser Lawn chair
Entertainment Center Lawn table
Garage door panel
(must be disassembled)
 Lumber (1/2 cubic yard)
Lawn mower (special disposal required) Shelves
Lumber ** 
(pickup load)
Small TV stand
Mattress or box spring
(full or larger)
TV 20” or smaller
Table or table and chair set 2-drawer file cabinet
Recliners Vacuum
Sliding glass or French door Window (small)
TV 25” or larger Any bag or box of garbage
Water bed Toilet
4 drawer file cabinet  
Twin Mattress or Spring  

*If there is any large item in the collection, the base fee will be $25 for the first large item, $5 for each additional large item and $1 for each additional small item.

**A cubic yard of lumber is roughly a pickup load. If the collection is greater than ½ cubic yard the fee will be $25 plus $5 for any partial amount above one cubic yard. If there is less than ½ cubic yard, the charge

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