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Contact: Public Works at 381-3530 or City Hall at 381-2226

Website: www.buffaloiowa.org

Garbage Collection: Garbage is hauled by Republic Services on Tuesdays. All garbage must be in bags inside garbage cans with lids. Pickup begins at 7 a.m.

Recycling Collection: Buffalo has mandatory recycling. Recycling must be in Republic cart; contact City Hall for a cart if needed. Republic Services will pick up every other week on garbage day. See acceptable items.

Holidays: Republic Services 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 a 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.

Appliances: Property owner's responsibility. Items may be taken to Waste Commission of Scott County. See Scott Area Landfill.

Electronic Waste Recycling: Residents may take items to the Electronic Demanufacturing Facility for recycling at no charge.

Hazardous Waste: Residents may take items to Waste Commission of Scott County, by appointment, at no charge. See Scott Area Household Hazardous Material Facilities.

Cleanup Days/Weeks: 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: Republic Services will collect grass and leaves on garbage day. Material must be in  biodegradable paper bags with yard waste stickers ($1.75) from City Hall. Homeowners must schedule pickup with city hall.

Motor Oil: Oil may be taken to the Scott Area Landfill or Scott Area Recycling Center for recycling.

Burning Regulations: Burning is allowed of limbs and branches. No garbage, burn barrels, building materials or grass.

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