Take them to either Solid Waste Agency location and recycle them for no charge as part of the electronics recycling program. 1954 County Home Road, Marion or 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids.
You can drop off cans and bottles at the Solid Waste Agency and City Carton Recycling drop-sites, but you cannot get your deposit back. The materials are recycled.
City Carton's drop site is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Iowa City and at all City Carton drop site locations.
Yes, you can recycle plastic bags!
Our rule of thumb is this: If you can poke your thumb through a plastic bag or stretch it, you can deposit it in City Carton’s “Plastic Bags” drop site container.
They can be recycled at either Solid Waste Agency location for no charge. 1954 County Home Road, Marion or 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids. Open 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday.
Plastic bags can also be recycled at most local grocery stores in designated containers.
It is important to remember that plastic bags cannot be placed in your CURBY cart for collection. Feel free to take plastic bags back to the grocery store, City Carton Recycling's drop off center, or the Solid Waste Agency.
Books can be recycled at all City Carton Recycling drop sites, including our Cedar Rapids drop site.
Take them to either Solid Waste Agency location and recycle them for no charge. 1954 County Home Road, Marion or 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids. Open 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday.
As for batteries, we accept car and household batteries.
City Carton prefers that you remove all shredded paper and recyclables from your plastic bags before you deposit them at a City Carton drop site container.
When you recycle your materials with plastic bags, it causes damage to City Carton’s single-stream sorting machines in Cedar Rapids. It clogs up our sort line and causes our teams to sort the bags.
You can also put shredded paper into a paper bag and into your CURBY cart for recycling.
Take it to either Solid Waste Agency location and recycle it for no charge as part of the electronics recycling program. The Agency subsidizes the program so there is no fee for Linn County residents. 1954 County Home Road, Marion or 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids.
All three can be dropped off at the Solid Waste Agency Marion facility. We have a Goodwill container for the clothes, we accept all hazardous materials for no charge, and the other materials that cannot be recycled can go in the landfill. There is a fee for the landfill, the other items are taken for no charge.
If you run into more questions about where to take items after the chat is over, www.RecycleMoreLinnCounty.com is a great resource to determine which items are accepted at the different recycling drop sites.
City Carton also has a Goodwill container for clothes at our Cedar Rapids drop site. We don't take any hazardous materials, though. Good question!
City Carton offers pickups for businesses, but currently does not for residential. We can refer you to one of our hauler partners that can assist you.
In regard to pickup and collection, the Solid Waste Agency is a drop-off operation only. No collection.
I believe the closest drop site for you in Hiawatha would be the Solid Waste Agency Marion facility, 1954 County Home Road. Open 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday. Glass is accepted for no charge.
Visit RecycleMoreLinnCounty.com for more information on how to recycle more places, more often!
Take yard waste to 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids (near Czech Village). The fee is $18 per ton, with a $5 minimum. You can pick up one ton of free compost while there (if you are a Linn County resident).
If you have Cedar Rapids collection service, you can also set out extra brush in 2ft by 3 ft bundles that weigh less than 40 pounds. Please use biodegradable twine for the bundles.
The technical term for Styrofoam is “EPS”, or Expanded Polystyrene.
Recycle More Linn County receives a lot of questions about EPS, but we are still assessing the need to recycle styrofoam from businesses and at drop sites in Linn County.
EPS is a lightweight material that requires expensive, special equipment to process. It weighs so little that it fuel and transportation costs for EPS often exceed the value of the worth of an entire semi load of EPS.
Remember: The chasing recycling arrows designate that an item is made of material that “can” be recycled. In order for the item to actually be recycled, there must exist a local program with the ability to accept said item.
Recycle More gets a lot of questions about how much Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency recycles with City Carton each year...
ere's the answer: over 12,500 tons in 2013 via City Carton's single-stream facility in Cedar Rapids!!!