Trash Services

Residential Trash Information
As of February 1, 2016, Meridian Waste Services holds the contract to collect trash, yard waste and recyclables from single family and two-family residences.

Unlimited bags or cans of household trash (each weighing under 60 pounds) will be collected from your front curbline. All collections will be made between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Please place all items for collection at the curb by 6:00 a.m. the day of pickup, but no earlier than 4:00 p.m. the day prior to pickup. After collection, all empty containers should be removed from the curb by 9:00 a.m. the following day.

Cost Details
Basic curb collection once per week - $54.27 per quarter
Optional rear collection (trash only) - $108.27 per quarter

Mobile Carts for Trash Collection
A 95-gallon mobile cart will be furnished to each residence at no additional charge. This cart may be used for trash collection only. If you would prefer a smaller 65-gallon cart or if you are unable to use a trash cart, please contact Meridian Waste Services at 314-291-3131. Additional carts are available at a rental cost of $13.50 per quarter per cart.

Bulky Trash Collection
All household furnishings, mattresses, sofas, chairs and other large items other than those listed under "Major Household Appliances" that can be easily and safely handled by two men, and do not exceed three cubic yards total volume will be picked up at no additional charge along with the regular trash collection.

Household remodeling debris, not exceeding two (2) standard trash containers per week (each weighing less than 60 pounds and not exceeding 45-gallon capability) are included in this service.

Major Household Appliances and Passenger Vehicle Tires
Large household appliances consisting of refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers and dryers, water heaters, trash compactors, dish washers, microwave ovens, ranges, stoves, wood stoves and air conditioners that can be easily and safely handled by two workers and do not exceed three cubic yards total volume and motor vehicle or trailer tires will be picked up at no additional charge. This collection must be scheduled in advance by contacting Meridian Waste Services at 314-291-3131.

Holidays
Meridian Waste Services observes the following six holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

If the holiday falls during the business week, and it is before your pickup day, your pickup schedule will fall one day later for that week. If the holiday falls after your pickup day, or on a Saturday or Sunday, your pickup schedule will not change.

Missed Pick-up, Need a Mobile Cart, Schedule an Appliance Collection?
If your refuse, yard waste, recycling, bulky trash, or major appliance collection is not picked up, contact Meridian Waste Services directly at 314-291-3131 or visit their website at www.meridianwaste.com.

Discounts
A 10% Senior Citizen Discount is available for basic services collection and will be provided to residents in which the head of the household is 65 years or older and living at that address. Proof of age and residency is required.

Complete a discount form at the Customer Service Counter in City Hall or download one now.Forms must be returned with proof of age and residency(i.e. copy of your driver's license).