Garbage and Recycling

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COVID-19 Response: 

The Public Services Department is closed to the public.

Curbside garbage and recycling collection will continue as scheduled. From March 30-April 10, the department will allow one extra free bag/container of garbage per household.

**Please be sure to have bins/containers at the curb before 7 a.m. on your collection day. Due to shift changes, you may notice your garbage being collected earlier than usual.

Curbside yard waste collection is expected to resume on Monday, April 6. The Yard Waste Drop-off Facility remains open weekdays from 7 a.m.-3:15 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.

  • Bulk item collection is suspended.
  • Recycling Drop-off Center is closed
  • The Linn County Solid Waste Agency is closed to the public


Public Services

The Public Services Department is responsible for collecting garbage, recycling, and yard waste from all designated residential dwellings within Marion. Collection of garbage and recycling from commercial and multi-family dwellings are performed by commercial solid waste haulers that are licensed to haul within the City of Marion.

2020 solid waste collection schedule

Questions relating to garbage and recycling collection may be directed to the Public Services office by email or by calling 319-377-6367.