Drop-off Recycling Containers in Town

The Recycling Center has seven drop-off containers located in Council Bluffs. Containers are available to the public 24/7 and are monitored by Recycling Center staff. Materials are hauled to the Recycling Center to be sorted and baled. 

Recycling Locations in Council Bluffs:

  • Family Fare, 1801 Valley View Dr.
  • Fareway, 310 Mckenzie Ave.
  • Hy-Vee, 1745 Madison Ave.
  • Hy-Vee, 2323 West Broadway St.
  • Iowa Western, 2700 College Rd.
  • Super Saver, 1141 North Broadway
  • Wal-Mart, 3200 Manawa Centre Dr.
Recycling Containers

Materials Accepted:

  • Paper (junk mail, magazines, newspaper, etc.)
  • Plastics #1 - #5 (laundry detergent containers, milk jugs, pop and water bottles, shampoo bottles, etc.)
  • Glass (clear, brown, and green food/ beverage containers, window glass)
  • Aluminum and metal from food and beverage containers
  • Cardboard is only accepted at Hy-Vee - 2323 West Broadway St., Family Fare - 1801 Valley View Dr., and  Super Saver - 1141 North Broadway
  • No trash or plastic bags! 

Staff from the Solid Waste Division check the containers at these locations regularly for illegal dumping and clean the surrounding areas from debris left outside the containers.