Sanitation / Trash

New Sanitation Pick Up DaysRecycling Calendar

The Sanitation/Trash/Compost Department operates from The Department of Public Works located at 2250 Kreutzer Drive, just off Gladstone Avenue.

The City of Columbus eliminated trash fees for residents for one (1) city owned or city approved toter. This current bill no longer reflects charges for trash fees unless you have multiple toters. Each household is allowed one (1) toter; you will be charged a monthly trash fee for any additional toter you have and the trash fee amount is based on the size of the toter. Your collection day, toter placement and all other rules about toter use remain the same

If you desire to change the size of trash toter at your location, there will be a one time $30 charge for this exchange.  The fee will be placed on your utility bill.


Christmas Tree Collection

City crews will be picking up residential Christmas trees CURBSIDE (NO ALLEYS) the same day as your regular trash collection from December 27, 2016 - January 20, 2017. Call-ins will not be accepted for Christmas trees and collections will not be made on private streets. 

All trees (not in bags) must be free of ornaments, hooks, stands, or nails and placed at the curbside. 


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