Waste and Recycling Services

Weekly Residential

To set up weekly residential garbage pick-up call the City Offices at 551-2565.
If you have extra items you need picked up, call Independence Waste at 800-515-0051 to arrange it.

Commercial/Residential Dumpster Service

To arrange for commercial or residential dumpster service, call either:
Independence Waste 800-515-0051
Novak Sanitary Service 402-851-0558

Commercial Service

To arrange for weekly commercial garbage pick-up, call either:
Independence Waste 800-515-0051
Novak Sanitary Service 402-851-0558

HHM – Household Hazardous Materials

The City of Hawarden has a drop-off once a year for household hazardous materials (HHM), usually in the spring.
Contact the City Offices, 551-2565, for further information.
Brochure from Northwest Iowa Area Household Hazardous Material Facility

Recycling Routes

1st & 3rd Fridays:  North of 16th St; South of 10th St; West of Ave E

2nd & 4th Fridays:  K-18 West to Ave E; 10th St through 16th St

Free Recycling Stickers, to put on your recycling can, are available at the City Offices, 1150 Central Ave

Recycling Route Map

Recycling in N’west Iowa Pamphlet

Household Hazardous Material Pamphlet

Recycling Information

Click here for a Recycling Brochure to see what can and cannot be recycled

Garbage Collection Routes

Monday:  The area south of 16th St; north of Hwy 10 (10th St); east of Central Ave; and west of K18

Tuesday:  The entire area south of Hwy 10 (10th St)

Wednesday:  Everything else north of Hwy 10 (10th St) excluding Monday’s area