Garbage will be picked up every Monday morning. Recycling will be picked up alternating Monday mornings. All garbage and recycling must be set out by 7:00 a.m. Pickup for holidays will be the next business day. Residents will get once a week trash pickup. You will be provided one garbage and one recycling toter. No yard waste will be accepted. Paint cans must have all lids and liquid removed.
The following items are considered appliances and require a tag that can be purchased at the city office for $15.00 per tag.
Stoves and Refrigerators
Washing Machines and Dryers
Hot Water Heaters
Dishwashers and Freezers
Microwaves and Gas Grills (No Propane Tanks)
Cast Iron Items
Lawn mowers and Snow blowers
(ALL ITEMS MUST HAVE ANY FLUID REMOVED)
Tires require a $5.00 tag.
Garbage and Recycle Pickup Schedule
City Owned Yard Waste Site
The City of Delhi allows residents to dispose of their yard waste, at 404 Franklin St, Delhi, Iowa, behind the fire station.
City-owned yard waste location rules:
Items allowed: grass clippings, leaves, tree branches shorter than 12’ long, garden
waste, and brush.
Only yard waste located and generated from within the corporate limits of Delhi,
Iowa may be disposed.
Business “trade waste” is not allowed, even if it is from a resident of the City of
Mix With Solid Waste: No yard waste shall be intermingled with other solid waste.
Yard waste may be delivered to a site designated by the city for the deposit of yard waste, brush and tree limbs. All bags shall be removed after depositing any yard waste at the designated site.
Items NOT allowed: whole trees, root balls, bags, concrete, wire, garbage, appliances or white goods, household goods or waste, furniture, any hazardous waste or materials, used oil, solvents or lead batteries, tires, lumber or building materials, metals of any kind, recyclable materials, paper and cardboard. Only yard wastes are allowed to be disposed at the city-owned yard waste location.
Is dumpster diving allowed in Delhi?
No. Please see the Refuse Ordinance for the Anti-Scavanging clause
I am new in town and need to start garbage service
Contact the City Clerk to submit a utility application to begin garbage collection, water utility
When do I put out my recycling toters?
Recycling is every other Monday. See the collection schedule on the garbage information page of this website
I need to replace my Garbage Can?
Contact Kluesner Sanitation at 563-927-5977 or the City Clerk to get replacement toter. Fee may apply