Residential garbage pickup is provided once per week. Call City Hall at 712 523 2210 to see what day is your pickup day. Each resident is allowed two(2) 32-gallon containers or trash bags per week.  Tags for each ADDITIONAL bag or container are available for $1 each at City Hall.  Billing for residential service is included on the city utility bills each month. Recycling bins for glass, newspaper, plastic and cans are provided at no cost and are located in the southeast corner of the HyVee Food Store parking lot.


Hawn Sanitation provides the garbage collection service and can be reached at 712-523-3116.


The city provides a dump site for YARD WASTE ONLY.  There is no charge for use of this site and a key to the gate is available for checkout at City Hall during normal business hours.  Limbs, leaves, and grass clippings are allowed at this site but absolutely NO lumber, cardboard, bags or trash of any kind is to be dumped.


Each Spring the city does a town-wide cleanup during which there is curbside pickup of extra garbage and unwanted items as well as yard debris.  Information on the dates and allowable items is published in the Bedford Times-Press each year before the town-wide cleanup and is also posted on this web site.