To set up services for refuse, please call Utility Billing at (636) 390-1045.


1.   All refuse must be placed at the curb before 5 a.m. on the day scheduled for collection, or set out the night before after 6 p.m.
2.   Refuse must be brought out to the curb.
3.   Containers shall comply with either two of the following options:
Option 1:  No more than 35 gallons in volume and weigh no more than 50 pounds when filled with refuse, garbage or ashes.
Option 2:  Larger receptacles (greater than 35 gallons) shall meet the following current “Approved Refuse Container” list:

Current Approved Refuse Containers

TOTEREVR II96, 64, 48, 35, 3201-02-19

*There is no requirement to purchase a new TOTER cart.  Residents can continue to utilize their 35 gallon or less containers but now have an option to utilize a large TOTER cart.
4.   In order to keep trash from blowing around, we ask that if you use a container you still bag the trash in the container.
5.   Containers must have handles.
6.   You may place trash bags at the curb if you do not want to use a container.
7.   Rocks and heavy metal will not be accepted.
8.   Waste oil, tires and batteries will not be accepted.
9.   Hazardous waste will not be accepted.
10.  No biodegradable material or yard waste may be placed in refuse collection containers.
11.   For large items, the City will pick up curbside during “Special Clean-Up Week.”  If you have items that need to be disposed of sooner, click here to view what is accepted at the Landifll.
12.  The City will not pick up renovations, move outs or evictions.

Residents can purchase TOTER Brand Containers at local stores.  For TOTER Cart specifications, visit




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 $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 62 years shall pay the sum of $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.

Large Items Collection
Large items not usually picked up during normal refuse collection are collected curbside twice a year typically the third full week of April and October, same day as your trash pickup.
Click here for the 2019 Spring Clean Up, Paint Up and Fix Up Campaign
Items not picked up:
•Hazardous Materials
•Demolition and yard waste

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

2019 Trash Holiday Schedule

01/01/19New Year's Day01/01/19Tuesday & Wednesday on Wednesday
01/21/19Martin Luther King Jr. Day01/21/19Monday & Tuesday on Tuesday
2/18/19President's Day02/18/19Monday & Tuesday on Tuesday
04/19/19Good Friday (1/2 Day)04/19/19Friday on Friday
05/27/19Memorial Day05/27/19Monday & Tuesday on Tuesday
07/04/19Independence Day07/04/19Thursday and Friday on Friday
09/02/19Labor Day09/02/19Monday & Tuesday on Tuesday
11/11/19Veterans Day11/11/19Monday & Tuesday on Tuesday
11/28/19Thanksgiving11/28/19Wednesday & Thursday on Wednesday
11/29/19Day After Thanksgiving11/29/19Friday on Friday
12/24/19Christmas Eve (1/2 Day)12/24/19Tuesday on Tuesday
12/25/19Christmas Day12/25/19Wednesday & Thursday on Thursday
01/01/20New Year's Day01/01/20Wednesday & Thursday on Thursday