The Waterloo Department of Public Works has four full-time employees. Their work includes routine day-to-day operations needed to keep the City of Waterloo running smoothly and looking clean.

Important Dates

Wood chipping service has resumed.  If you would like to receive wood chips (free!) please contact the Public Works Department at their contact information below.

Trash is picked up weekly in Waterloo on Fridays by Advanced Disposal. If a holiday falls within the week, trash pick-up will be on Saturday. You will need to have your trash and recycling containers to the curb by 6:00am.

Recycling is picked up every two weeks. Homes that are west of North Monroe Street and south of East Madison (not including Madison) are picked up on A weeks; homes that are east of North Monroe Street and north of East Madison (including Madison) are picked up on B weeks. See the calendar you received with your property taxes or request a copy from City Hall. If a holiday falls within the week, trash and recycling pick-up will be delayed until Saturday. Holidays include Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.

View the 2019 Advanced Disposal Bi-weekly Garbage & Recycling Calendar


Director of Public Works