Services and Information

Departments and Agencies

  • Recycling Program
    Find City recycling services, drop-off locations, submit requests for recycling service and file complaints. Follow links to to learn what goes in your blue recycling bin and beyond.
  • Refuse Division
    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.

Online Applications and Forms

Plans and Reports

Maps and GIS

  • Books About Recycling
    Environmental books available to loan out to teachers, parents and guardians. Books are available at any time and fit age groups from young children to young adults.
  • Conduct a Waste Audit
    A waste audit is the process of collecting, sorting and measuring waste generated from your household, workplace or classroom.  It can help you develop a waste management plan specific to your needs.
  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Recycling in the City of St. Louis
    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.
  • Plastic Bag Recycling
    Why plastic bags are not accepted through the City’s recycling program and where to recycle plastic bags.
  • Recycle Beyond Your Blue Bin database of location to recycle automotives, batteries, construction, electronics, garden, glass, hazardous, household, metal, paint, paper, and plastic items.
  • Recycle at School
    Recycling resources for schools, teachers, students and educators on the City's recycling education programs, how to get classroom recycling bins, how to start rescycling at your school, the Lending Library (environmental educational books) and additional resources.
  • Recycling in the City of St. Louis
    What to recycle, the City of St. Louis' recycling program.
  • What Goes Into Your Blue Bin and What Doesn't is the City of St. Louis' go-to resource for information about recycling.

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