Recycling Information

Recycling dates

View the recycling map and calendar.

Recycling collection occurs every other Wednesday:
• Zone 1 - On the first and third Wednesday of the month
• Zone 2 - On the second and fourth Wednesday of the month
If there are five Wednesdays in a month, no recycling is picked up on the fifth Wednesday.  

Recycling Calendar (electronic version)

Want to add the recycling calendar to your electronic calendar?
Click the links below for the zone you live in (see map). You will need Part 1 and Part 2.
• Add the Zone 1 recycling calendar part 1 and part 2 
(Part 1 is 1st Wednesday and part 2 is 3rd Wednesday of the month)
• Add the Zone 2 recycling calendar part 1 and part 2
(Part 1 is 2nd Wednesday and part 2 is 4th Wednesday of the month)
NOTE: If using an iPhone, email Maggie to receive your electronic calendar file. Please indicate Zone 1 or 2.

Need a recycling container?

Recycling containers are available at the city office (call 722-0761), and rates are included in garbage rates.  

Learn what you can recycle 

View acceptable recyclable materials below.
Learn more: frequently asked questions.


Collection spot for glass recycling is a large orange container at Brommer Sanitation, 360 4th Street, Sioux Center, IA 51250. No glass is allowed in blue recycling containers.

Cardboard boxes

Cardboard boxes can be flattened in your recycling bin or delivered inside Brommer Sanitation during business hours (Free). 


Please bring batteries to Brommer Sanitation during business hours or to the annual Household Hazardous Waste collection.

Accepted Recycling Materials: boxes, paper and plastic cups, cardboard, newspaper, toilet paper roll
Not Recyclable Materials: alkaline batteries, cell phones, CDs, glass dinnerware, diapers, food wast