Curbside Trash & Recycling

Trash

Pickup Days

There is a one-time/week pickup for 65 gallon garbage & recycle carts.  Carts must be out by 6am.
    - Tuesday garbage and recycling pickup on the east side of Main Street, 
    - Friday garbage and recycling pickup on the west side of Main Street.  


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Trash Limits

Any garbage over the one container limit for each scheduled garbage removal day must have a $1.00 garbage sticker attached to each additional 30 gallon container or bag.  Stickers are sold at Schnucks, Columbia Market, Ace Hardware and the Clerk's Office.


Items NOT ACCEPTED in Garbage Cart: 
Electronics (TVs, computers, monitors, printers, etc.), construction materials or landscape waste,  motor oil, insecticide, herbicide or hazardous chemical containers.  

Recycling



Curbside Recycling


  1. Only clean recyclables (as described below) will be accepted.
  2. It is no longer necessary to separate your recyclables before placing them for curbside removal. Recyclables will be sorted at a central location.
  3. Recycle totes should be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. to ensure removal. Recyclable removal is on the same day as your trash removal or on Friday if you have twice per week trash removal.

Paper: 

Newspapers, magazines, posters, shopping catalogs, junk mail, folders, office paper, fax paper, envelopes, self stick notes, computer paper and wrapping paper.


Glass Bottles and Jars:  

Brown, clear and green glass.
  • Rinse thoroughly.
  • Remove lids.
  • No need to remove labels or rings around neck.

Cans:  

Aluminum, bi-metal and steel/tin.
  • Rinse thoroughly.
  • Remove metal lids from cans and paper labels.
  • Cans should be flattened to conserve space.

Plastics:  

Milk jugs, plastic soda bottles, juice and detergent containers, household plastic containers.
  • Rinse thoroughly.
  • Plastic containers #1 - #7. Look on bottom of container for number.

Cardboards:  

Cereal and food boxes. Now accepting corrugated cardboard for curbside pick-up.

Click here for a complete copy of the recycling guide which includes information on where you can take alkaline batteries, cardboard, cellular phones, clothing, furniture & toys, CFL light bulbs, motor oil, computer cartridges & components, used tires and other various items.