Trash Service

Waste Services
Disposal of regular household waste for the City of Ferguson is provided under contract with Allied Waste / 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 (all collected on the same day)
  • Once a month collection of bulky trash, which will always fall on your last pickup day of the month
Bulky trash collection is limited to three items per pickup and must be scheduled three days in advance with Allied Waste / Republic Services at 636-947-5959. For special pickup such as large household appliances, furniture, or other large volume needs, please call Allied Waste / Republic Services to schedule your pickup at least one day in advance.

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 Allied Waste / Republic Services along with return stub. For billing inquiries please contact Allied Waste / Republic Services at 636-947-5959. Discounts are available for senior citizens. Please see senior citizen billing section below for details.

Annual Commitment
An annual commitment for either the 60 or 90 gallon container will be required. Unless requested, residents will receive the required standard service. Residents may change pick up frequency once each calendar year, changes must be made by June 15 of each calendar year.

Container Options
An additional 60 gallon or 90 gallon cart can be rented from Allied Waste / Republic Services.Optional rear yard collection (trash only) is available. Seethe  fee schedule below.

Fee Schedule
Collection Type 90 Gallon Cart
60 Gallon Cart 
Once Weekly Collection (Monthly) $18.69 $18.48
Twice Weekly Collection (Monthly)  $33.52 $33.29
Backdoor Collection (no cart allowed) (Monthly)  $37.83 $37.83
Additional Cart Monthly Fee
$5.55 $5.54

Senior Citizen Billing
Allied Waste / Republic Services will provide a 50% discount to all residential units where the head of household is 65 years or older. In order to qualify for this discount, residents must meet the following requirements:
  • Home must be owner occupied
  • Show proof of age with a copy of ID
  • Show proof of Ferguson residency through either a copy of your real estate property tax receipts or a copy of the present occupancy permit
You can visit Allied Waste / Republic Service's website for more information, or call them at 636-947-5959.

Bulky Items & Appliances
Allied Waste / Republic Services will provide large household item collection, items that are too large to fit in the provided container, for residents on the last pick up day of the month. Household furnishings such as mattresses, sofas, chairs, and other large items that can be easily and safely handled by two workers will be collected from the curbline. Large household item collection will be limited to three items per pickup. This pickup must be scheduled at least three days in advance by calling Allied Waste / Republic Services at 636-947-5959. Extra bags of trash will not be picked up with this bulky item collection.

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
Larger volume and white good appliances are collected every Wednesday from the curb for all Ferguson households regardless of your scheduled trash pickup. These items include:
  • 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 one day in advance by calling Allied Waste / Republic Services at 636-947-5959

Holiday Schedule
Below you can find the Allied Waste / Republic Services household waste pickup schedule for 2013-2014.

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28, 2013
  • Monday routes will not be affected
  • Tuesday routes will not be affected
  • Wednesday routes will not be affected
  • Thursday routes will be picked up Friday, November 29
  • Friday routes will be picked up Saturday, November 30
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25, 2013
  • Monday routes will not be affected
  • Tuesday routes will not be affected
  • Wednesday routes will be picked up Thursday, December 26
  • Thursday routes will be picked up Friday, December 27
  • Friday routes will be picked up Saturday, December 28
New Year's Day - Sunday, January 1, 2014
  • Monday routes will not be affected
  • Tuesday routes will not be affected
  • Wednesday routes will be picked up Thursday, January 2, 2014
  • Thursday routes will be picked up Friday, January 3, 2014
  • Friday routes will be picked up Saturday, January 4, 2014