Information about residential collection services: refuse, yard waste and bulk items, paying service fees, reporting collection issues or illegal dumping, and more.
The City has a comprehensive solid waste services program that provides citizens with an exceptional residential trash service at a low cost.
Per Ordinance #70579, passed in July 14, 2017, the fee is $14 per month per dwelling unit.
City solid waste services include:
- twice weekly collection (one trash pickup and one recycling pickup)
- weekly collection of yard waste March-December
- monthly pickup of bulky items (furniture, appliances, tires, waste motor oil, car batteries, etc.).
All are included in the flat solid waste services fee. These services may not be divided in order to discount the fee.
See below for information about each service.
Pay Refuse Collection Fee
How to Pay Refuse Collection Fee and Detailed Service Information
Prepare for Bulk and B.O.A.T (Batteries-Oil-Appliances-Tires) Item Pick-up and Disposal
Instructions and services for pick up and collections for large/bulky Items, batteries, appliances, oil Appliances, tires
Prepare for Residential Refuse Collection
Tips to prepare for residential refuse collection
Prepare for Yard Waste Pickup
How and when to gather your yard waste for local pickup
Report A Missed Trash Collection
Report a Missed Trash Collection or refuse issue
Report a Problem With Trash, Debris and Containers
Report a problem with missing, misplaced, damaged or overflowing trash containers or commercial dumpster, unsatisfactory collection, billing or collection schedules.
Report Illegal Dumping
How to report illegal dumping of any waste in the City of St. Louis.
Yard waste including grass, leaves, and limbs can be recycled - Large branches and Christmas tree disposal