Trash / Solid Waste

Bulk Trash

Bulk trash pickups occur on Mondays. Please call (573) 547-2594 no later than 7:00 am on Monday to schedule a pickup for that same day. A small fee is applied for bulk trash pickup and it can be paid at City Hall, Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm. Once paid, you will receive a sticker to place on the item:
  • Couch: $10
  • Computer Monitors: $5
  • Recliner: $10
  • Stove: $10
  • Refrigerator: $10 (Freon must be removed & door must be duct taped shut)
  • Mattresses: $10
  • Televisions: $10
  • Large Piles: $150

Household Trash 

Household trash is to be placed at the curb no earlier than 5:00 pm the day preceding collection and containers removed the same day of collection. All items must be at curbside by no later than 7:00 am on the day of scheduled pickup.

The following items are not accepted by the Refuse Department at the curbside, but may be delivered to the Recycling Center for recycling: 

  • Used motor oil
  • Transmission fluid
  • Used diesel fuel
  • Hydraulic fluid
  • Paint


Electronic waste (E-Waste) is considered anything that runs on batteries or can be plugged into an electric outlet. E-Waste cannot be put in with your regular trash. It can be dropped off at the Perry County Recycling Center (flyer). 


The Public Works Department offers a free grease drop off receptacle at their facility (304 South Kingshighway) and is available Monday - Friday from 7am-7pm.   
View the trash collection schedule.
View city code
View trash cart policy