Garbage & Recycling Pickup

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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GARBAGE PICKUP
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.  
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RECYCLE PICKUP
Only clean recyclables as described below will be accepted.  All recyclables (including paper) can  be placed in the same recycle bin; no need to separate.  Please note, if non-recyclable items are included in your recycle cart, the recycle plant may reject the entire truck load of recyclable items.

Items NOT ACCEPTED in Recycle Cart:  
Light bulbs and window glass, styrofoam, bubble wrap, plastic grocery bags, newspaper wrappers, scrap metal as well as items listed above under "Not Accepted in Garbage Cart."

Accepted Recycle Items:

- Paper: Newspapers and inserts, magazines & posters, shopping catalogs, telephone books, junk mail & folders, office paper,        envelopes, self-stick notes, computer & wrapping paper;

- Glass: Brown, clear & green glass - jars and bottles must be washed out; no need to remove labels or rings around neck.  

- Tin/Steel & Aluminum Cans: Bi-metal & steel/tin (soup & vegetable cans), beer & soda cans.

- Aluminum Cans: Beer & soda cans

- Curragated & Single-Ply Cardboard: Please break down boxes so they are flat. 
Single-ply cardboard: cereal, pizza, soda/beer & food boxes; 
Corrugated cardboard: This includes moving boxes appliance & furniture, etc.
  
- Plastic: Household plastic containers - #1 through #7 (look for the recycle logo, it will show the number).  Milk jugs, plastic soda bottles, juice & detergent containers.
    
For a complete listing of accepted recyclable items and drop-off locations for other items click here.