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City of Wentzville, Missouri

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

Set Out Time: Place carts and trash bags curbside the night before or no later than 6:00 AM on your collection day.
Garbage Pickup
95-gallon Meridian Waste cart and up to three (3) customer-provided trash bags. NO PRIVATE CONTAINERS (including cardboard boxes) will be serviced/collected.
One (1) full cart (no overflow; lid must fully shut) of securely-bagged trash and up to three (3) additional bags placed next to the cart.
Picked up once weekly. (Option of twice per week for additional fee.) Place carts curbside the night before or no later than 6:00 AM on your collection day.
Non-hazardous municipal solid waste. NO tires, yard waste, or construction materials permitted.
Carts CANNOT exceed 60 lb. each. Individual trash bags CANNOT exceed 40 lb.
All materials must be INSIDE the cart; Please bag waste before placing it in the cart. The three (3) additional bags of trash should be placed neatly beside the carts. After the first 3 bags, there is an additional charge per bag.
Recycling Pickup
65-gallon Meridian Waste cart.
One (1) single-stream recycling cart.
Picked up once weekly.

Plastics labeled #s 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7; aluminum, tin, and steel cans; corrugated cardboard (flattened); and mixed paper.

Glass, plastic bags, plastic films, and construction materials are NOT acceptable in recycling.

Glass, plastic bags, and plastic films (such as cling wrap and plastic seals and sheets in packaging) are NOT ACCEPTED in the curbside recycling program.
Yard Waste Pickup
95 or 65-gallon hauler provided cart or customer provided cart (See Collection Guidelines in Helpful Links section below for specifications).
One (1) cart's contents (lid must shut), and a combined total of fourteen (14) lawn/leaf bags or yard waste bundles. Each additional bag/bundle. is an additional charge.
Picked up once weekly.
Leaves, grass, limbs, and branches (securely bundled with twine) LESS THAN six (6) inches in diameter and LESS THAN five (5) feet in length. Bundles should be less than 18 inches in diameter and MUST NOT weigh more than 50 lb.
Cart or bag 50 lbs. limit.

You may either rent an extra cart from the City or purchase your own 95 or 65-gallon cart for yard waste. If you purchase your own, it MUST match these dimensions and specifications to ensure the safety of the service providers —NO DEVIATIONS will be allowed. 

Cart Requirements

Cart MUST BE Either:  

  • 95 gallon capacity and dimensions of 28.25 in. (W), x 44. 5 in. (H), x 34 in. (D) 
  • 65 gallon capacity and dimensions of 24.25 in. (W), x 41.75 in. (H), x 31.75 in. (D)


  • Tight-closing hinged lid 
  • Upper cart grab lip 
  • Lower cart grab bar 
  • Push/pull grab handle 
  • Two-wheeled solid axle 
TWO COLLECTION OPTIONS: Standard 10–month Minimum Charge Program OR Collection By Appointment. See the Collection Guidelines in the Help Links section below for specifications on programs and customer-provided carts.
Large Items and White Goods/Appliances
Three (3) items collected at no additional charge per quarter, to be picked up on your regular service day
Collection of ALL large items and white goods/appliances MUST be scheduled in advance with the City of Wentzville. For more information and to schedule a pick-up, call the City of Wentzville at (636) 327-5101.
Sofas, mattresses, box springs, couches, other miscellaneous furniture, stoves, washers, dryers, freezers, refrigerators, dish washers, etc.
Safe for two people to lift.
To schedule a pick-up, call the City of Wentzville at (636) 327-5101.

Dumpster Rental For Construction Materials

Collection Arrangements: For more information and to place an order, contact Meridian Waste at (314) 291–3131 or email [email protected].

Materials Accepted: Home remodeling debris/construction materials such as flooring, ceilings, shingles, lumber, countertops, cabinets, brick, concrete, stones, wood and composite decking, plywood, drywall, and similar assorted items.

Dumpster and roll-off container sizes and dimensions

Learn How You Can Recycle Right

Tips to Take and Common Mistakes to Avoid

Learn More

Items you can recycle.

Help us recycle right by only throwing these items into your recycling cart or bin.
Mixing garbage with recycling is costly for everyone. When in doubt, just throw it out (
in the garbage, that is).

Local government recycling collection guidelines vary. Confirm before recycling.

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.
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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