Garbage and Recycling
Garbage service is provided by Van’s Sanitation from Le Mars, Iowa. Residential pick-up is Monday for the middle of Iowa Street and North, and Thursday for the other half of Iowa Street and South. Commercial pick-up is Mondays and Thursdays. For more information regarding garbage services please call Van’s Sanitation at 888-548-4651.
For Akron Residents ONLY!
There are 3 dumpsters near the Lion’s Paper barn & the City’s water plant (north end of 3rd Street) for your recyclables. They can be dumped in loosely, in brown paper shopping bags or corrugated cardboard boxes. Plastic bags are NOT ACCEPTABLE. Lids are not accepted – please discard in your household garbage. Also, please break down/smash the corrugated cardboard boxes as much as possible. Call City Hall for more information (712) 568-2041. Thank you for recycling!!!
Not Accepted Items
The Lions paper barn accepts newspaper (no ads) and phone books.
We no longer use the Le Mars landfill. Call City hall for more information 568-2041.