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Fort Dodge Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Fort Dodge trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Fort Dodge is in Iowa with Cedar Falls and Waterloo to the east.

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.

Fort Dodge Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.fortdodgeiowa.org/department/division.php?structureid=213

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

-New Year’s Day

-Memorial Day

-Independence Day

-Labor Day

-Thanksgiving Day

-Christmas Day

Holidays Observed (No Collection). 2023 Garbage & Recycling Calendar

Fort Dodge Trash Collection Map

Fort Dodge Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.fortdodgeiowa.org/department/division.php?structureid=225 for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture (couch, sectional, chair, recliner, table)
  • Mattresses (limit 2 per pick up)
  • Carpet (no longer than four (4) feet, rolled and secured)
  • Dismantled swing sets
  • Minimal building material/construction material (must be bundled and weigh under 50 pounds per bundle)
  • Bicycles, scooters, large toys

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household Hazardous Materials (HHM)
    • Vehicle batteries
    • Sharps
    • Liquid waste (paint, varnish, motor oil, etc.)

If you have any household hazardous materials to dispose of, please call (515) 576-5866 to make an appointment to drop them off at the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency Household Hazardous Materials site.

  • Sheds, garages and excessive building materials
  • Concrete or brick
  • Recyclable materials (cardboard, etc.)

Don’t forget – when it’s time to schedule your JUNK DAYS ON DEMAND, just text the word “JUNK” to (515) 408-9888 and follow the prompts.

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 Fort Dodge and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.fortdodgeiowa.org/egov/apps/document/center.egov?view=item&id=14706

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Fort Dodge?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.fortdodgeiowa.org/department/division.php?structureid=225

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.fortdodgeiowa.org/department/division.php?structureid=213

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Fort Dodge Public Works Department?

Brett DanielPublic Works Director

Central Maintenance Facility (more)
3001 8th Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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