City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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Bulky Waste Pickup

The city is pleased to offer residents bulky waste collection that is convenient and easy to use.  Residents may set out bulky waste every other week on their recycling collection days.  Refer to Recycling Calendar for the specific collection day.  For an on-line schedule, click here.
"Bulky waste" refers to large garbage items that are too heavy to be lifted by one person and too large to fit in a garbage cart.  This includes items such as furniture, appliances and tires.  Electronic waste, including computers, are also collected as bulky waste items.
Bulky Waste Tips:
     -Set out your bulky waste materials by 7:00 am on your recycling days.
     -Leave an arms length of space between bulky waste and garbage carts and recycling carts.
     -Any bagged items set out will need a $3.00 sticker.
Household hazardous materials such as paint and motor oil, and medical sharps are not bulky waste items.  Household hazardous materials may be dropped off at 5640 Carey Ave. in Davenport.  Hours are: Mondays & Tuesdays 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and the 1st Saturday of the month 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Listed below are accepted items that you may set out on your bulky waste day:
  • Beds - headboards, mattresses, box springs
  • Chairs, couches and sofas
  • Dressers
  • Mirrors
  • End tables
  • Tables
  • Barbeque grills
  • Basketball backboards
  • Bathtubs
  • Bicycles
  • Carpet rolled/tied into bundles no more than 4 ft. long and 50 lbs.
  • Clothes dryer
  • Clothes line poles
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Dishwashers
  • Doghouses
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers
  • Furnaces
  • Garage door openers
  • Humidifiers
  • Lawn mowers
  • Light fixtures
  • Microwaves
  • Railroad ties, small quantity
  • Refrigerators
  • Sinks
  • Snow blowers
  • Stoves
  • Swing sets, no concrete
  • Tires, no more than 4
  • Toilets
  • Trash compactors
  • Water heaters
  • Water softeners
City code requires that all doors on appliances be removed to protect small children
Construction Materials
  • Only small amounts of construction materials, not over 50 lbs.
Electronic Waste
  • Calculators
  • Cell phones
  • CD players
  • Monitors
  • Keyboards
  • CPU's
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • Scanners
  • Stereos
  • VCR's
  • Video game systems

Contact Us

Michelle Javornik,
Deputy Director Public Works, Operations

4403 Devils Glen Rd
Bettendorf, IA 52722
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  • Phone: (563) 344-4088
  • Fax: (563) 344-4075
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    Monday - Friday
    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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