Yard Waste Collection

Guidelines

  • Residents who subscribe to the City of Muscatine refuse collection service will have their yard waste collected for free year round, weather permitting, on residents collection day.
  • See the map of collection days.
  • Grass clippings, leaves, and garden waste will be picked up at the curb on the residents’ regular refuse collection day.
  • Grass clippings, leaves, and garden waste must be placed in 20 or 30 gallon paper compostable bags and closed with a City of Muscatine yard waste sticker.
  • Yard waste only-no trash, recycling, building materials or animal waste.
  • Do not overfill bags (50 lb. max) and keep them dry.  
  • Stickers are for City of Muscatine residential yard waste collection only.
  • Place bags out to the curb after 4 p.m. the day before but before 5 a.m. the day of collection.


City of Muscatine Yard Waste Stickers can be purchased at these locations:

  • Muscatine Transfer Station
  • City Hall
  • Public Works
  • Hy-Vee and Hy-Vee Main Street
  • Fareway

 Brush and Limb Collection

  • Tree limbs and other trimmings from trees and shrubs shall be bundled with string or cord in 4-foot lengths with a diameter no larger than 18".