Garbage & Recycling

2 trash and recycling green bins for Waste Management
Waste & Recycling Services
The City of Independence has contracted with Waste Management to provide waste and recycling services for the City. The City offers a single-sort recycling program.

Roll Carts
Roll carts can be provided by calling 319-332-0100.

Utility Billing


Independence Light and Power provides the utility billing for waste and recycling services.

Acceptable & Unacceptable Items


Please refer to the Residential Recycling Guide and Calendar for a list of acceptable and unacceptable items. The guide also provides a schedule of pickups.  The Guide and Calendar are available at City Hall for residents to pick up a copy.  Residents may also visit Waste Management's website for a listing of acceptable items for recycling by clicking here.