Compost Site

The City compost site is available to Sergeant Bluff taxpayers for the collection, disposal and composting of landscape wastes. The site is also available to encourage community clean-up by serving as a temporary location for the collection of bulky furnishings or white goods to allow the safe and sanitary disposal of such items through recycling or transport by the city's solid waste contractor. Household solid waste items such as bottles, food scraps, food packaging, cans, etc. are not allowed and must be collected and disposed of in accordance with city ordinance chapter 106. Residents are required to obtain an annual pass, free of charge, from City Hall prior to taking leaves and yard debris up to the Compost Site.  This will need to be renewed every calendar year. Landscape and Lawn Care Businesses will be required to purchase an annual pass for $150.00 to utilize the compost site.  Please read and complete the form opens in a new windowand return it to City Hall to receive your pass.

The compost site regular hours are Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 7:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm from April to November.

A car trunk load is $10.00, Pickup/Van/SUV/Single Axle trailer is $25.00, Large truck/Multiple Axle is $65.00  Tickets are purchased at City Hall during normal business hours.  The grass/brush/trees/branches can be disposed of at the compost site at no charge.  White good items are accepted and each item is $15.00 to take to the compost site.  White good items include but are not limited to: refrigerator, freezers, commercial coolers, air conditioning units, dehumidifiers, gas water heaters, furnaces, clothes washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwave ovens, and other items that contain mercury switches, refrigerant or PCB.

Items that are NOT ACCEPTED at the site include: household solid waste items, electronics, batteries, paint, broken concrete, asphalt, used oil, bricks, tires, recyclable goods, fluorescent light bulbs, treated lumber (with creosote , such as railroad ties), gas and oil filters and containers, and solvents or cleaners.

Annual Clean-Up Weeks

The opening of the compost site is with Spring clean-up week in April.

The closing of the compost site is with Fall clean-up week in November. Weather permitting.

The hours for the Free clean-up week is Monday-Friday 9:00am-7:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm.

Hazardous Materials

Sioux City Citizen Convenience Center (CCC) accepts hazardous materials.  If you have any questions please call (712) 255-8345.

Auto Products: Transmission Fluid, Engine, Lubricants/oil, Additives, Gasoline/Diesel Fuel, Brake Fluid

Solvents:  Dry Cleaning Solvents, Mineral Spirits, Turpentine/paint thinner, Alcohols, Gun Cleaning Solvents, Paint, Paint Stripper/remover

Paint Products:  Oil-based, Spray paints, Stains, Varnish

Cleaners:  Waxes, Polishes, Spray dust cleaners, Drain cleaners, Toilet bowl cleaners, Oven cleaners, Rust removers, Metal removers, Spot/stain removers

Miscellaneous:  Fertilizer, Weed killer, Lead-acid batteries, Pool chemicals, Butane lighters, Glues/adhesives, Charcoal lighter fluid, Eye glass cleaner, Jewelry cleaner, Aerosols, Mercury

Pesticides:  All pesticides, Flea/tick products, Fly traps, Moth balls, Herbicide, Bug Spray, Rodent poisons, Fungicides, Algecides

They also take electronics!

Residents may also call the Woodbury County transfer station at (712) 873-3837 to schedule an appointment to take hazardous materials.

Best Buy Recycling Program

Best Buy recycling program is intended for residents only.  Products from businesses and organizations, or items that present a health or safety hazard are not accepted.

Products Best Buy can Recycle for Free
Limit three items per household per day.

  • DirecTV Set-Top Box/Converters
  • DVD/Blu-ray Players
  • In Dash/Overhead DVD
  • Internet TV Set-Top  Box/Satellite Receivers
  • Portable Media Players
  • Projectors
  • Remotes/Surge Protectors
  • TiVo
  • TV Antennas less than 3' long
  • VCRs
  • Wall Mounts

Products Best Buy can Recycle for a $25 Fee per Item
Limit two TV's per household per day.

  • Tube TVs smaller than 32"
  • Flat Panel TVs: LCD, Plasma, LED smaller than 50"
  • Portable TVs

Haul-Away Options

We will haul away a TV from your home for $14.99 when a replacement product is delivered by Geek Squad or Best Buy Home Delivery.  Then we will make sure it is properly and safely recycled.  Stand-alone pickup without a qualifying TV purchase is $99.99.

TVs that are hauled away are properly and safely recycled by our licensed, third-party recycling partners.  The recyclers ensure that the various commodities are sent to end markets to be recycled and repurposed into new products.

Items Not Accepted

  • Cable Rooftop Dish
  • CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • Portable DVD Player Bags
  • Screens (Inflatable)
  • Screens (Motorized)
  • Screens (Wall Mount)
  • Speaker Stands
  • TV Antennas greater than 3' long
  • TV Stands