Recycling and Waste

Removing Refuse

The City of Springville has licensed Rudd Sanitation for pickup of solid waste (garbage) and recycling at residences and businesses.

Linn County provides disposal of specialty, hazardous, and restricted items.

A yard waste facility is also maintained for your convenient disposal of branches, leaves and other yard wastes.

Burning of wastes in city limits is prohibited.


Most solid waste and recycling materials can be left out for Rudd Sanitation to collect.

Service day is Wednesday. Please set out all garbage and recycling the night before or before 5 am on Wednesday.

One Garbage Tag must be attached to EVERY bag or can.

There is a 40 lb. limit per can or bag.

Garbage Tags are available for purchase at:

  • Caseys
  • Springville Station
  • Springville City Hall
  • Rudd Office (Central City)

Rudd Sanitation does not pickup hazardous wastes.


Recyclable items are also picked up by Rudd Sanitation each week along side your garabage.

These items can be recycled:

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Plastic
  • Tin
  • Aluminum Cans

Special recycling tubs are required.

Contact Rudd Sanitation or City Hall for information on where to obtain a recycling tub.

All disposed items must be clean.

Motor Oil needs to be in a clear plastic container with a screw on lid and set next to garbage.

Glass, Plastic Bags and Styrofoam Products go in the garbage

Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous Wastes (those not picked up by Rudd Sanitation) include:

  • Paint
  • TV's'
  • Computer Monitors
  • Tires
  • Oil Filters
  • Car Batteries
  • Prescription Medicines

The Linn County Solid Waste Agency has programs and facilities to help you dispose of these Hazardous Wastes.

Linn County maintains a facility for hazardous waste disposal at:

1954 County Home Road, Marion.


No burning is permitted in the City of Springville limits.

In Linn County, outside the City of Springville city limits, no open burning is allowed without an
Open Burning Permit.

Request a burning permit online.

Yard Waste

Yard waste can be taken to the yard waste site at the end of
JR Barnes Parkway.

Grass, weeds, sticks, and brush are accepted.

Instructions for disposal are posted on the bins.

Map to yard waste drop off.

 Springville City Hall   304 Broadway       Mail to: PO Box 347  Springville, IA 52336   319-854-6428
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