Trash

  •  All refuse must be placed at the curb before 5:00 a.m. on the day scheduled for collection (or set out the night before).
  • Refuse must be brought out to the curb.
  • Containers must be 35 gallons or less or put in a trash bag that are tied/secured to keep the trash contained.
  • There is a 50 pound limit per container.
  • Containers must have handles.
  • Rocks and heavy metal will not be accepted.
  • Waste oil, tires, and batteries will not be accepted.
  • Hazardous waste will not be accepted.
  • No biodegradable material or yard waste may be placed in refuse collection containers.
  • For large items, see the “special clean-up week” and/or the “landfill” section of this web site.
  • Violators will see an orange sticker on their refuse cans denoting the violation.
  • Hazardous waste will not be accepted.  For further information, please call 636-390-1032.
  • All ashes shall be placed in either a plastic bucket, plastic bag, or paper bag to assure the ashes are cool prior to collection.  Ashes need to be placed curbside for collection not brought out to the Recycling Center.
  • NO move outs or construction/remodeling debris will be picked up curbside.  These will need to be taken to the Landfil for dispoasl.

 

This service is available to City Residents Only

 

For the period of June 1, 2013 and thereafter, Every owner of a dwelling house or of any house or building, any part of which is used for residential purposes within the City, shall pay fourteen dollars and fifteen cents ($14.15) each month per family unit of such residential building to the City for the services.

For the period of June 1, 2013 and thereafter, Persons over the age of sixty-two (62) years shall pay the sum of eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) each month to the City for the services enumerated and provided in Section 220.060 of the City Code upon making application to the City Collector and furnishing the City Collector with proof of eligibility

For the period of June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, Every owner of a dwelling house or of any house or building, any part of which is used for residential purposes within the City, shall pay eleven dollars and eighty cents ($11.80) each month per family unit of such residential building to the City for the services.

For the period of June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, Persons over the age of sixty-two (62) years shall pay the sum of seven dollars and ten cents ($7.10) each month to the City for the services enumerated and provided in Section 220.060 of the City Code upon making application to the City Collector and furnishing the City Collector with proof of eligibility.

For the period of June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012, Every owner of a dwelling house or of any house or building, any part of which is used for residential purposes within the City, shall pay nine dollars and forty cents ($9.40) each month per family unit of such residential building to the City for the services.

For the period of June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012, Persons over the age of sixty-two (62) years shall pay the sum of five dollars and seventy cents ($5.70) each month to the City for the services enumerated and provided in Section 220.060 of the City Code upon making application to the City Collector and furnishing the City Collector with proof of eligibility.

Large Items Collection
Usually picked up during normal refuse collection twice a year.  The first is usually the third week of April, the second is usually the third week of October on the same day as your regular pickup date.  Items such as tires, batteries, yard waste and hazardous materials, and move outs are excluded from this pickup.

Hazardous Waste Collection
There are currently no scheduled hazardous waste collections at this time.

These services are only available to City Residents.  Any questions can be directed to the Street Department at (636)390-1032.

Any services which are vacant for an extended period must do one of the following:

1.    The customer will pay a minimum charge for water and sewer services and continue to pay the trash collection charge whether the service is utilized or not.

2.    The customer can request the disconnection of service at the curb valve.  The trash collection charge would be discontinued and there will be no minimum charge on water/ sewer.  When service is to be reinstated, there will be a $10.00 on/off fee charged and trash service can be resumed at regular rates.