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City of Elsberry, Missouri

The following services, guidelines, and resource links are available specifically for the residents of the City of Elsberry.

Set Out Time: 6:00 AM
Garbage Pickup
Meridian Waste provided 65-gallon cart. All items must be in the cart.
Once per week on Wednesdays
Non-hazardous municipal solid waste
90 lbs. / per container
Yard Waste Pickup
Maximum twenty (20) bags (biodegradable paper) or bundled and stacked and tied with natural fiber twine, no carts. Bundled stacks of limbs and brush must be less than 18" in diameter and 4’ in length. Individual branches can be no more than 6” in diameter.
Collection two times a year at no additional cost on the 1st Wed. of May and the 2nd Wed. of Sept.
Leaves, grass clippings, pulled weeds, small limbs, and branches. No dirt, rocks, or mulch.
Less than 50 lb. each.
Customers can schedule collection of additional yard waste on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for a fee, with a minimum of four (4) bags or bundles and maximum of twenty (20) bags or bundles per collection. Please contact City Hall at (573) 898-5588 to schedule collection.
Large Household Items
1 item.
Last Weds. of the month
Large household items are objects too big for the garbage cart, such as toilets, sinks, bicycles, mattresses, carpet, fencing, and large household furnishings.
1 item at a 75lb. max, able to be safely lifted by one person.
Cost per additional item. Contact City Hall at (573) 898-5588 to schedule.
White Goods / Appliance Pickup
Collection of White Goods must be scheduled in advance, and there is a charge per item for pick-up.
Stove, washer, etc.
Cost per appliance. Contact City Hall at (573) 898-5588 to schedule.

How to Place Carts Curbside

Close cart lid, point handle away from street, place on edge of street. Keep cart 3 feet away from all objects.

FAQs - Bowling Green - City of Elsberry

Is there a garbage cart rental fee?
No, there is no rental fee for one garbage cart.

Is there a cart delivery fee?
No, there is no cart delivery fee.

Is there a fee for an additional garbage cart?
Yes, there is an additional fee per month for an additional garbage cart.

Can I use my own cart for garbage?
No, you must use the Meridian Waste provided cart for garbage.

Your Local Facility
17900 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway
Foristell, MO 63348

Phone: 314-291-3131
Email: [email protected]
Holidays Observed

New Year’s Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

* If the holiday occurs on or prior to your scheduled collection day, services will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week


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