Download 2012-2013 County Garbage Guide
Public Works at 381-3530 or City Hall at 381-2226
Garbage is hauled by Allied Waste
on Tuesdays. All garbage must be in bags inside garbage cans with lids. Pickup begins at 7 a.m.
Buffalo has mandatory recycling. Containers may be purchased anywhere by the customer. Allied will pick up every other week on garbage day. See acceptable items
Allied Waste recognizes six major holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Garbage collection will run one day late for all communities that have collection on or after holiday during the holiday week.
Bulky Waste/Bulk Items:
One bulky item per household can be set out on the first pickup day of the month.
Property owner's responsibility. Items may be taken to Waste Commission of Scott County. See Scott Area Lanfill
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
Once a year in the spring. Call in early April for the date.
Brush, Tree Trimmings and Christmas Trees:
Call Public Works at 381-3530 to have names put on a list for chipping as time permits.
Grass and Leaves:
Allied Waste will collect grass and leaves on garbage day. Purchase stickers at City Hall for $1.50 each. Homeowner supplies own biodegradable paper bags.
Oil may be taken to the Scott Area Landfill
or Scott Area Recycling Center
Burning is allowed of limbs and branches. No garbage, burn barrels, building materials or grass.