Waste Management and Recycling
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Departments and Agencies
Information about how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle, particularly in ways that you can experience direct benefits (e.g., lower out-of-pocket costs, improved health, tidier neighborhoods)
The Refuse Division is responsible for collection and disposal of residential waste and also coordinates efforts to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills, such as recycling, composting, and waste reduction.
Alley/Curbside Recycling Pick-Up
A list of options for residential recycling pick-up services using curbside or alley containers.
Batteries (Automotive) - Recycle
Options for recycling automotive batteries.
Businesses, Institutions, & Non-Profits
Information to help businesses, institutions, and non-profit organizations reduce, reuse, and/or recycle their solid and/or hazardous waste.
City of St. Louis Waste Services
Explains why a fee was implemented, what services it covers, and how it works.
Composting at Home
Learn how to compost at home.
Conducting a Home Waste Audit
Learn how to conduct a waste audit at home by collecting, sorting, and measuring what waste your household throws away.
A list of drop-off recycling options.
Drop-off Recycling Locations
A list of drop-off site locations, including their hours of operation and materials accepted.
Help Yourself, Your Neighborhood, Your City
Options for reducing, reusing, recycling
How to handle illegal dumping
Ways to handle illegal dumping in the city of St Louis
Miriam Switching Post
Mail: 2171 South Big Bend Blvd., Maplewood, MO 63117
Accepted for pick-up or drop-off: furniture, patio furniture, antiques, lamps, mirrors, artwork; packed in boxes: china, crystal, silverware, jewelry, table linens, coffee table books & cook books – anything decorative.
No: Appliances, mattresses, sheets & towels, clothing, pots & pans, office furniture, exercise equipment, electronics (TVs, microwaves, stereos, etc.), TV entertainment cabinets, child car seats, drop-side baby beds, soiled or damaged items.
New Service Residential Recycling Pick-Up
Explains the residential recycling pick-up service and how to use it.
Organics Recycling - Composting
Home composting resources.
Other Items To Recycle
Resources for reusing and recycling batteries, books, cartridges, cellular phones, electronics, light bulbs, miscellaneous items, and textiles.
Recycling Division Media Center
Reduce/reuse/recycle solid/hazardous waste resources (e.g., websites, videos, etc.).
Recycling Options For Other Items
Options for reusing and recycling additional items such as batteries, cartridges, electronics, food waste, motor oil, office furniture, organics, pallets, plastics, textiles, etc.
Recycling Resources available by audience and use
Recycling for City Employees
Details on how City Employees can reduce, reuse, and/or recycle solid and/or hazardous waste.
Defining waste reduction.
Remodeling and Renovating
Remodeling and renovating in the City of St Louis - information
Remodeling or Renovating
Remodeling or renovating a house dispose of material at transfer station
Residential Recycling Pick-Up Postcard
Postcard describing Residential Recycling Pick-Up Service
School Recycling Bins Announcement September 2012
Flyer explaining how to procure recycling bins for schools.
St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District Household Hazardous Waste Information Page One Brochure
Household Hazardous Waste information for St. Louis City Residents
St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District Household Hazardous Waste Information Page Two Brochure
Household Hazardous Waste disposal for St. Louis City residents
Waste Calculators and Audits
Information to help organizations determine how much and what kind of waste they are generating.
Links to questions and answers on why waste management and recycling matters.
Yard waste including grass,leaves, and limbs can be recycled - Large branches and Christmas tree disposal
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