Trash Service

Waste Services
Disposal of regular household waste for the City of Ferguson is provided under contract with Republic Services. These services are required for all residential housing units within the city limits. The collection hours are 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Basic service includes:

  • Once a week collection of refuse, recyclables, and yard waste will all be collected on the same day.
  • Bulky trash collection is limited to three items per pickup and must be scheduled three days in advance with Republic Services at 636-947-5959. The pickup will fall on your last pickup day of the month.

    Please note that there is an additional charge for this service. View the garbage collection schedule and map.

Yard Waste
Yard waste will also be collected on the same day with your normal trash pickup, at the curbline only. Yard waste needs to be placed at the curbline prior to 6 a.m. on collection day. Yard waste cannot be mixed with your regular trash, it must be placed in a separate paper bag or container marked yard waste. Brush must be cut to four foot lengths and bundled no larger than 18 inches in diameter. Tree trunks, branches larger than six inches, and root balls are considered trash.

Fees & Billing
Bills will be sent out on a quarterly basis. Payment needs to be remitted to Republic Services along with return stub. For billing inquiries please contact Republic Services at 636-947-5959. Discounts are available for senior citizens. Please see senior citizen billing section below for details.

Senior Citizen Billing
Republic Services will provide a discount to all residential units where the head of household is 65 years old or older.

In order to qualify for the discount, residents must meet the following requirements:

  • Home must be owner occupied
  • Provide copy of ID/Driver’s License to Public Works at Ferguson City Hall

Public Works will notify Republic Services and your discount will be reflected on your next statement.   Contact the department of Public Works at 314-521-7721 for more information.

Items Not to Be Collected
The following items will not be collected:

  • Batteries
  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Construction materials
  • Hazardous waste
  • Hot ashes
  • Liquid Paint
  • Tires
  • Vehicle parts

Major Appliances
The following appliances can be picked up:

  • Dishwashers
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves

Freezer and refrigerator doors must be removed before putting out for pickup. Collection will be limited to two items per pickup and must be scheduled at least three days in advance by calling Republic Services at 636-947-5959.