Curbside Collection

The City of Dubuque will be transitioning all customers to City-issued carts to provide a streamlined and more efficient garbage collection, while improving the safety of our collection crews. Learn more here!


The City of Dubuque offers curbside collection services to all single-family through six-plex multi-family households within the city limits. The curbside collection program includes collection of refuse (trash), recycling, and organics (food scraps/yard waste), large item pick-up, and curbside electronics recycling collection.

Contact Us

  1. John Klostermann  |  email
    Public Works Director

    Arielle Swift  |  email
    Assistant Public Works Director

    Theresa Theisen  |  email

    Municipal Services Center
    925 Kerper Ct., Dubuque, IA 52001
    Phone: 563.589.4250
    Fax: 563.589.4252

    Staff Directory

    Phone customer service:
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    In-person customer service:
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.