Glass Recycling

DMASWA provides drop-off recycling containers at ten locations around Dubuque County to allow residents access to household recycling at no charge.

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Container Locations

View a list of drop-off recycling container locations across the area.


Acceptable Materials

The following types of glass are accepted in the purple containers only, which are located at the Landfill, Northwest Arterial Hy-Vee, and the City of Dubuque Municipal Service Center:

  • Candle Jars (leftover wax okay)
  • Cosmetic bottles/jars
  • Drinking Vessels (pint, wine, mason jars)
  • Rinsed Glass food and beverage containers (all colors, labels can stay on)

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