Council Bluffs

Red River has served Council Bluffs, Iowa since 2008. Recently, we invested in a fleet of environmentally friendly compress natural gas (CNG) vehicles to provide curbside waste and recycling collection services to the close to 20,000 residents in the area.

This investment in the environment will reduce emissions and our dependency on costly fuel sources. It represents a huge advancement in quality of life for the people of Council Bluffs, and Red River is sincerely committed to continuing our work to develop sustainable environmental business practices that improve the communities we service.

We are proud to be under a franchise contract with the city of Council Bluffs as the exclusive provider for all residential solid waste, yard waste and curbside recycling.

For additional information about the services we provide to Council Bluffs, please call us at 712-256-2288 or visit the city's website.

Solid Waste

  • Weekly curbside garbage collection
  • Collected weekly
  • Customer provided containers
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Bulk Waste

  • Collection for large items
  • Furniture, mattresses, appliances, etc...
  • On-call service
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Yard Waste

  • Weekly basis
  • From April 1st to November 30th
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  • Unlimited curbside collection
  • Plastics, metal, cardboard, paper and glass
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Commercial Waste

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Roll-Off Dumpster Services

Roll off dumpsters  come in many sizes and types. Different types of projects require different types of dumpsters, so it’s important to understand the size that best fits your needs. Most dumpsters come in 10, 20, 30 and 40 yard sizes. They are sized by the volume of material they can hold, so a 10-yard dumpster’s volume is 10 cubic yards. Here is a guide to understanding our roll off dumpster sizes:


Not sure what size you need? Call 712-527-5910 or 712-256-2288 We can help. Just submit a request to talk to someone on our team.

Self contained and stationary compactors come in different sizes and each type of compaction unit has a specific purpose.  Let our sales department develop a waste management solution that will meet your service requirements.

For roll off dumpster customers, Red River can provide:

  • Roll-Off Containers
  • Self-Contained Compactors
  • Stationary Compactors
  • Delivery within 24 hours
  • Same Day Service
  • Waste Manifest

Commercial Dumpster Services

Commercial dumpsters come in many sizes to accommodate your waste disposal needs.  Our dumpster sizes are based on the capacity in cubic yards of waste that they will contain and store.  You can choose a dumpster with a capacity of 2 yards, 3 yards, 4 yards, 6 yards and 8 yards.  Our sales department can help you determine which dumpster size and which service frequency per week will satisfy your commercial waste disposal needs.    Here is a guide to understanding our commercial dumpster sizes:

Cubic Yard Length Width Height
2 37″ 64.75″ 45″
3 79.5″ 66.75″ 45″
4 79.5″ 66.75″ 55″
6 122″ 68″ 50″
8 144″ 68″ 50″

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