Garbage and Recycling Reminders

OTTUMWA – Residents are reminded that on your day of garbage and recycling pick-up, to have your containers on the curb by 4:00 a.m. and to not place containers on the curb no more than 18 hours before pick-up.


After the garbage and recycling has been picked up, please remove your bins from the curb no later than 12 hours after they have been picked-up. Failure to do so could result in a civil citation.


Any questions/concerns please contact Health and Inspections Director Kevin Flanagan at 641-683-0606.