Single Stream Recycling for Residents
Learn more about the City of St. Louis' single-stream recycling pick-up service, how it works, schedules and more resources.
We appreciate your interest and participation in the City of St. Louis' Recycling Service.
The City's alley/curbside recycling is single stream. All recyclables can commingle in the same recycling container, including paper, plastics, aluminum, glass, cardboard and steel.
The following information is a helpful resource to get started with the City of St. Louis' Recycling services.
See complete resources about How to Recycle in the City of St. Louis.
Locate your blue bin:
Know Your Pick-up Schedule:
Find schedules for your address by entering your address in the address and property locator ('Trash and Maintenance' section).
Regular pick-up dates are generally posted on dumpsters and rollcarts (e.g., 1st Monday, 2nd Monday, etc.).
Read more about collection schedules and holiday adjustments.
Schedule changes are posted at @StlStreets on Twitter.
What goes in the blue bin?
Beyond the blue bin.
Sometimes materials cannot be placed into the blue bin, but may still be recyclable. See the following miscellaneous recycling options:
- Automotive Materials and Batteries
- Bulk and B.O.A.T. pick up
- Charities that pick up donations
- Drop-off Locations
- Hauling Services
- Hazardous Household Materials
- Other Miscellaneous Recycling
An $11/month/unit fee is covered by your solid waste services fee collected quarterly on your water bill.
What to Expect
Visit Saint Louis City Recycles to learn about all of the City's recycling services
Identify recycling drop-off locations in the City of St. Louis.
If you do not have a blue dumpster or roll-cart,
contact the Citizen's Service Bureau at 314-622-4800, or with the "Begin Online" button above.
St. Louis, Mo 63110
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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