I’ve been waiting for this type of recycling service for a long time.
– Recycle Rite Customer

Residential Collection

Recycle Rite offers curbside recycling services to residents in the Cedar Valley. We operate using a single stream method, which for you means no sorting required. Place all accepted materials into the Recycle Rite bin and we will handle the sorting.


Weekly Collection: $20.00/Month

  • Same collection day as trash if served by city of Cedar Falls

Monthly Collection: $10.00/Month

  • Collection on last garbage day of month if served by city of Cedar Falls

One-time $20.00 non-refundable bin fee at start of service.


Accepted Materials

Please only place acceptable materials in your bin. If unacceptable materials are placed in your bin, your recycling will not be collected, and you will be charged!


  • Cardboard
  • Tin cans
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Clear glass
  • Office paper
  • Junk mail and envelopes
  • Shredded Paper (In sealed bag)
  • Plastics 1,2,3,5,6,7
  • Redeemable cans, bottles, and glass
  • Hard and soft cover books

Only these items are acceptable!  Only place accepted items in your bin.  If any unaccepted materials are placed in your bin your recycling will not be collected and you will be charged.

Not Recyclable

  • Any soiled items
    • Tissues
    • Paper Towels
    • Napkins
    • Diapers
    • Soiled acceptable material
    • Etc.
  • Any item that runs on electricity
    • Plugs in
    • Runs on batteries
  • Wrapping paper
  • Wood
  • Clothing
  • Styrofoam of any sort
  • Plastic bags, wrapping, packing supplies
  • Wax paper and coated material
  • Plastic utensils and straws


Warning! * Anything else that is not on these lists, we do not accept.

Please follow these additional rules!

  • Rinse all soiled containers
  • Flatten all cardboard
  • Any paper smaller then a 3×5 postcard is considered “shredded size”
  • Have bin to curb by 7 am on pick-up day

Commercial Collection

Recycle Rite offers plans for your business as well. We are very flexible and will work hard to meet your business’s needs.


  • Weekly Collection: $25.00/Month
  • Bi-Weekly Collection: $20.00/Month
  • Monthly Collection: $15.00/Month
Additional Bins for only $10.00/month per bin

Bulk Pickup

Recently move or have inventory shipped to your business leaving a mountain of cardboard? Recycle Rite can send a crew over for a one time bulk pick-up for large amounts of recycling. Call or send us an email to get a quote or schedule your bulk pick-up today.