Bulky Pick-up and B.O.A.T (Batteries-Oil-Appliances-Tires) Items Disposal
Instructions and services for pick up and collections for large/bulky Items, batteries, appliances, oil Appliances, tires
Christmas Tree Recycling
Christmas Tree Recycling offered at Forest Park, O'Fallon Park, and Carondelet Park.
Project Blitz is an opportunity for neighbors across the city to get together to clean up the streets, alleys and vacant lots in their area year round
Refuse (trash) Collection
Explanation of Automated Refuse Collection
City Residents dumping guidelines; dumping locations; hours and what the City will accept - Refuse-Bulk-Yard Waste and will not accept.
Residential Recycling Pick-Up
The City of St. Louis has implemented residential recycling pick-up service, using blue dumpsters and rollcarts collected from alleys and curbs.
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.
Batteries (Automotive) - Recycle
Options for recycling automotive batteries.
City of St. Louis Waste Services
Explains why a fee was implemented, what services it covers, and how it works.
Information about the Forestry Division's compost operations
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.
How to Handle Illegal Dumping
Ways to handle illegal dumping in the city of St Louis
New Service Residential Recycling Pick-Up
Explains the residential recycling pick-up service and how to use it.
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 Resources for Residents, Businesses, Educators, Employees and Special Events
Defining waste reduction.
Remodeling or Renovating
Remodeling or renovating a house dispose of material at transfer station
River City Recycling Rewards Program Details and FAQ
Program details on the newly funded community recycling rewards program. The River City Recycling Rewards Program is a partnership between City’s Refuse Division and EcoUrban.
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
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)--Saint Louis Household Hazardous Waste
Household hazardous waste disposal options for St. Louis City residents
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District provides comprehensive wastewater and stormwater management services to residents and businesses.
Miriam Switching Post
We gratefully accept clean, gently used or new furniture and household items.
Maps and GIS
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