City of Fort Dodge Recycling

   Roll-Off Bin Locations:

  Central Garage     3001 8th Avenue  South

  Family Video          1513 2nd Avenue North

                            (east end of parking lot)

  Sports Page          2707 North 15th St                   

APPLIANCES are NOT accepted at the Recycling Center. Please contact D&L Metal Recycling or Franks Salvage for appliance disposal.

NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR RECYCLING:

  • Cardboard
  • Newspaper/mixed paper products/junk mail/Magazines/phone books/shredded paper (in garbage bags)
  •  Accepted Plastic Containers – Numbers 1 – 7
  • **Make sure plastics are rinsed and clean**
  • TV’s - $15 each – need to be brought to the recycling center
  • Computer Monitors - $15 each – need to be brought to the recycling center
  • Computer towers – no charge
  • Computer keyboards, mouse and accessories – no charge
  • Fax machines – no charge
  • Small copiers – no charge
  • Industrial copiers – $.20/lb.
  • Books
  • Glass bottles and containers

The Recycling Center Accepts:

****Please remember NO AEROSOL cans in the recycling bins!! You can call 515.576.5866 to schedule an appointment to drop those off at our new Hazardous Materials Collection Center****

Hours of Business:

Monday thru Friday 8am-3pm

CLOSED ON WEEKENDS

**The North Central IA Regional Solid Waste Agency is offering "Cardboard" pick up from local businesses for $5.00 per stop. If interested please contact Jason Slinker at 515.955.2781**

PLASTIC BAGS FROM GROCERY STORES MAY BE RETURNED TO GROCERY STORES FOR RECYCLING (Grocery stores provide  a container for these bags)

**Any recycling questions please call us at 515.955.2781 -OR-  snap chat us a photo of what you have question on:  regrecycling28e**

If you have questions on your Fort Dodge "Curbside" garbage or recycling please contact City of Fort Dodge Main Garage at: 515-955-6139

Recycling Center

2150 South 22nd Street

Fort Dodge, Iowa  50501

(515) 955-2781

City of Fort Dodge Recycling Roll-Offs Accept:

THANK YOU FOR RECYCLING!!!



  • Ceramic Dishes ad Mugs
  • Glass Cookware
  • Glass Vases
  • Food/Food Waste
  • Light Bulbs and Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Paper Towels, Facial Tissue and Toilet Paper
  • Paint
  • Plastic Bags and Packaging
  • Styrofoam of any kind
  • Window Glass



  1. Cardboard
  2. Glass Bottles/Containers
  3. Paper Drink Cartons
  4. Plastic Containers #1 thru #7
  5. Mixed Paper & Junk Mail
  6. Tin Containers
  7. NO STYROFOAM