Download 2012-2013 County Garbage Guide
Paula McIntosh, 355-2511
Web Site: www.riverdaleia.org
Refuse is collected by Allied Waste
on Mondays. If Monday is a holiday, pickup will be on Tuesday that week. Garbage should be placed at the foot of the driveway by 8 a.m. It may be in bags or cans but should not exceed 50 pounds each.
Recyclables are picked up by Allied Waste every other week on Mondays by a different truck. See acceptable items
Allied Waste recognizes six major holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Collection will run one day late for all communities that have collection on or after a holiday during the holiday week.
Appliances and Tires:
Picked up only on annual cleanup day.
Electronic Waste Recycling:
Residents may take items to the Electronic Demanufacturing Facility
for recycling at no charge.
Household Hazardous Materials:
Residents may take items to Waste Commission of Scott County, by appointment, at no charge. See Scott Area Household Hazardous Material Facilities.
Picked up weekly.
The town has a cleanup day each year, generally in the spring. The actual date is published in the town council minutes. Items not ordinarily taken, such as tires, appliances, water heaters, carpet, and some building supplies, will be collected at this time.
Begins April 1 and runs until Novemeber 30. It is picked up weekly on garbage day, but by another truck. Yard waste should be bagged in paper bags. Place a foot of driveway. Branches and twigs should be cut in no more than 4 foot sections and tied in bundles. No bundle should exceed 50 pounds.
Picked up one specific day after the holidays (to be announced) on a regular garbage day.
Oil may be taken to the Scott Area Landfill
or Scott Area Recycling Center
Landscape waste may only be burned on property that is its place of origin.