2023 Schedule For Recycling & Yard Waste Pickup

2023 City of Keokuk Garbage Pick Up Calendar

Special Events Permit Application

Please click here to download the special events permit. This permit is used for all events on public property outside normal use of the property. This includes fun run/walks, parades, fundraisers, tournaments, rallies, car shows, festivals, etc.


City Wide Clean Up

This program is for residential solid waste customers that are charged for garbage disposal service through the water bill.   City of Keokuk will provide vouchers to dispose of two loads free of charge to the Lee County Transfer Station.   The program is generally held biannually during a designated period in the spring and fall.  When held the City of Keokuk will make every effort to announce details in advance.

For more information call City Hall at 319-524-2050 Ext. 2204


City of Keokuk - Recycling

Rules and Regulations for Recycling

Curbside collection of recycling materials is subject to these rules and regulations:

      1. Items shall be set our for collection on the same days as your regular refuse pickup no later than 7:00a.m.
      2. Recycling items will be collected every other week according to the printed schedule.
      3. Recycling items shall be placed in green recycling bin(s) or other containers not used for regular trash with a recycling sticker affixed.
      4. Items accepted include the following:
        • Plastic #1 – #7, Aluminum, Cardboard, Tin (Clean), Newsprint, Magazines
        • Note: Clear glass is no longer accepted as a recycling material.
      5. There are occasions when double pickups of residential refuse will occur because of holidays, which will delay the pickup of recycling materials.
      6. Recycling items can also be deposited at the Great River Regional Solid Waste Transfer Station located on Carbide Lane or at the drop-off trailer at 12th and Johnson Street.

Drop Off

Great River Regional Waste Authority

111 Carbide Lane

Keokuk, Iowa


Monday – Friday  8AM – 4PM

Saturday – 9AM – 12PM

Sunday – Closed

Temporarily Unavailable

Keokuk Government Access – Channel 9

The Government Access Channel will put on air (non profit) ads. It airs council meetings on Channel 9, on the first and third Thursday of the month.

Manager: Sue Dickson
Phone: 319-524-2050
Fax: 319-524-1365
Email: ch9keokuk@yahoo.com

Channel 9 calendar is for the tri-state area, non-profit organizations. Benefits must be sponsored by a non-profit organization. Please send information two weeks in advance of event, by mail, e-mail, fax, or drop off to (to be announced) Street. Messages may be edited due to limited space. Office hours: 6:00-8:30 p.m. – 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.