If you are a Johnson County resident or business, you must use the Iowa City Landfill. Visit their website here.


Recycling at the Landfill


No Charge





Propane Cylinders/LP Tanks

No charge






Computer Monitors: $7/unit

Televisions <19": $8/unit

Televisions >19": $15/unit

Large Console Televisions: $20/unit

Desktop printers, fax, copiers, etc.: $3/unit

Large printers, fax, copiers, etc.: $15/unit


Clear glass containers are accepted at no charge.

No colored glass, metal or plastic lids, windows, cookware, lightbulbs, or medicine bottles.



Rechargeable and car batteries accepted

at no charge. Click here for more information.

Please  dispose of alkaline batteries in your garbage.


Light Bulbs

Fluorescent Ballasts containing PCBs: $10/unit

Fluorescent Ballasts no PCBs: No charge

Fluorescent Bulbs <10: No charge

Fluorescent Bulbs >10: $1/each



Clothing and shoes that are clean and dry are accepted at no charge.


Car and light truck tires w/no rim: $5/each

Car and light truck tires w/rims: $7/each


Heavy truck tires w/no rim: $15/each

Heavy truck tires w/rim: $18/each


Large tires (semi, road grader, etc.) w/no rim: $25/each

Large tires (semi, road grader, etc.) w/rim: $40/each


Super single w/no rim: $20/each

Super single w/rim: $25/each


Tires per pound (rear tractor, large size, etc.): $0.15/pound

Recycling programs at the landfill are for Iowa County residents only.  Businesses need to work directly with a recycling company. If your business needs information about recycling options available, contact us at (319) 828-4943. Or, you can contact the Iowa Waste Exchange at josh.ventling@ecicog.org or (319) 289-0520, which is a free waste and recycling consultation program for businesses in Iowa.