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Place refuse at the curb by 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.

Monday – Area 1:
•East of and including Penn Street to east City limits, north of and including Ninth Street to the river
•East of and including International Avenue and east of and including Hara Lane to east City limits

Tuesday – Area 2:
•South of Ninth Street and from Highway 47 to Highway 100
•South of Jefferson Street and Eighth Street intersection (including both sides of Jefferson Street and Highway A), and east of Hara Lane and South of Highway 100

Wednesday – Area 3:
•North of and including Ninth Street from Jefferson Street to Penn Street
•South of Ninth Street, North of Highway 100 between Highway 47 and International Avenue

Thursday – Area 4:
•North of Fifth Street (except Windy Hills) and west of Jefferson Street to west City limits

Friday, Area 5:
•Windy Hills Subdivision
•South of and including Fifth Street, west of Jefferson Street to west City limits

Please call Waste Connections Customer Care Center at (636) 321-2100 or email to schedule services or request more information.

Place refuse at the curb by 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.

Waste Connections does not operate on the below holidays.  On weekdays following a holiday, residential service is delayed one business day.

For example, there is no service on the Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, so residential collections will be on Friday and Saturday versus Thursday and Friday.

2020 Refuse Holiday Schedule

Martin Luther King Jr. DayMondayJanuary 20, 2020No Change to Service
President's DayMondayFebruary 17, 2020No Change to Service
Memorial DayMondayMay 25, 2020Collections 1 Day Delay All Week
Independence DaySaturdayJuly 4, 2020No Change to Service
Labor DayMondaySeptember 7, 2020Collections 1 Day Delay All Week
Columbus DayMondayOctober 12, 2020No Change to Service
Veterans DayWednesdayNovember 11, 2020No Change to Service
Thanksgiving DayThursdayNovember 26, 2020Thursday-Friday Collections 1 Day Delay
Christmas DayFridayDecember 25, 2020Friday Collections 1 Day Delay
New Year's DayFridayJanuary 1, 2021Friday Collections 1 Day Delay

Please call Waste Connections Customer Care Center at (636) 321-2100 or email to schedule services or request more information.

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.

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


1.   Receptacles shall be placed out the night before after 6 p.m. on the day preceding the regularly scheduled collection day, but no later than 5 a.m. on the regularly scheduled collection day.
2.   Refuse must be brought out to the curb.
3.   Receptacles 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

Residents can purchase TOTER Brand Containers at local stores.  For TOTER Cart specifications, visit
4.   In order to keep trash from blowing around, we ask that if you still bag your trash in the container.
5.   Rocks, heavy metal, waste oil, tires, batteries or hazardous waste will not be accepted.
6.  No biodegradable material or yard waste may be placed in refuse collection containers.
7.  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.
8.  The City will not pick up renovations, move outs or evictions.





Bulk Trash Pick-up
Service is only available to residents of Washington, not businesses
Bulk Items will be collected for FREE October 19 – October 23, 2020 on your usual pick-up day

Below are examples of common bulky items:
•Lawn Mowers (must have gas & oil removed)

Items that cannot be placed in bulk trash:
•Car parts
•Light bulbs
•Prescription drugs
•Hazardous material
•Construction material

For questions or additional information, please contact Waste Connections at (636) 321-2100 or at

Bulk Trash Pick Up Flyer