Thanksgiving Day is Thursday Nov 23rd and may impact your pickup schedule

Cedar Rapids Garbage Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Cedar Rapids garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Cedar Rapids is in Iowa with Waterloo and Cedar Falls to the northwest, Davenport to the southeast, Dubuque to the northeast, and Des Moines to the west, Iowa City to the south.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Cedar Rapids Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit: https://www.cedar-rapids.org/residents/utilities/collection.php

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day 2023 — Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 | No delay due to the holiday falling on a weekend this year.
  • Memorial Day — Monday, May 29, 2023 | No collection. One-day delay all week.
  • Labor Day — Monday, Sept. 4, 2023 | No collection. One-day delay all week.
  • Thanksgiving Day — Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023 | No collection. One-day delay for the remainder of the week.
  • Christmas Day — Monday, Dec. 25, 2023 | No collection. One-day delay all week.
  • New Year’s Day 2024 — Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 | No collection. One-day delay all week.

There will be NO DELAY in the collection schedule on the following holidays:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Monday, Jan. 16, 2023
  • Presidents’ Day — Monday, Feb. 20, 2023
  • Good Friday — Friday, April 7, 2023
  • Independence Day — Tuesday, July 4, 2023
  • Veterans Day — Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023

Cedar Rapids Trash Collection Map

Cedar Rapids Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.cedar-rapids.org/residents/utilities/bulky_item_collection.php

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture
  • Toilets
  • TV’s and monitors
  • Appliances
  • Beds

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous wastes, including flammable or toxic liquids (including paints), solids and fuels.
  • Pressurized cylinders
  • Tires

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Cedar Rapids and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/files/assets/public/departments/public-services/files/2023-recycling-schedule.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Cedar Rapids?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.cedar-rapids.org/residents/utilities/bulky_item_collection.php

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.cedar-rapids.org/residents/utilities/collection.php

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Cedar Rapids Public Works Department?

Phone: 319-286-5897
Our phones are answered 24/7.
[email protected]

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Cedar Rapids trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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