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Click on the image below to access our ReCollect solid waste collection and disposal information tool.  The service provides:

  • Information on collection schedules and holidays.
  • Details on proper disposal of unwanted items, as well as disposal alternatives.
  • An option to sign-up for phone or e-mail reminders of collection dates.
  • A free app service.

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Solid Waste Collection Service

The City of Davenport offers premier curbside collection service to all single-family through three-plex multi-family households within city limits. The Solid Waste fee collected for this service includes garbage, recycling, bulky waste, free bundled brush collection and free yard waste weeks.

To start/stop your service you need only make one call.  When you start/stop your water service with IowaAmerican Water Company (1.866.641.2108), you are automatically enrolled in the solid waste collection system.  If your cart(s) are missing or you need to exchange the size of the cart at the location just give us a call at 563.326.7923.

Download a printable quick guide on solid waste collection services, placement requirements and more.

Collection Requirements/Proper Placement of Waste

Visual aide for placing garbage cartAll materials set for curbside collection must be placed at the collection point by 7:00 AM on the scheduled collection day, Monday through Friday, except as changed by Holidays. Residents should not set materials out prior to 7:00 PM the night before the scheduled collection day.

Use the tabs below for more information on other curbside collection requirements by type of waste. 

Business and Construction Wastes

Business Waste 
The City does not collect business waste. Contact the Waste Commission of Scott County or a private hauler for disposal options.

Construction Waste
The City does not collect construction wastes that cannot be placed inside your garbage cart. Construction wastes placed outside of the cart will not be collected.

Residents may consider a private hauler or disposing wastes at the Scott Area Landfill.

Illegal Dumping and Illicit Discharge

Illegal Dumping and Illicit Discharges hurt our community, the environment, and you could face fines ranging from hundreds to several thousand dollars. 

There are many convenient options for waste disposal in the City of Davenport.

  • Curbside collection of bulky waste, bi-weekly on your recycling day
  • The Scott Area Landfill for those without garbage collection (apartments, businesses)
  • Household Hazardous Waste or HHM disposal at Waste Commission of Scott County Facilities

If you have to look or have a lookout, you know it’s wrong. Please do the right thing for our community and the environment.

Report Illegal Dumping and Illicit Discharge when you see it – 563.326.7923.

For those who dump, you’d be surprised by how we can track it down.


1200 E 46th St
Davenport, IA 52807