Sanitation Pick Up Days

When will recycling be picked up?

About Our Sanitation Department

The Sanitation Department operates from The Department of Public Works located at 2250 Kreutzer Drive, just off Gladstone Avenue. We collect trash, recycling, yard waste, and brush for our city residents.

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Learn more about the toters we offer for collection services.

Your Collection Calendar: Columbus Collects
Use the interactive calendar below to find out when, and what’s being collected on your trash day! Simply put in your address, and our award winning Columbus Collects tool will create a customized collection calendar just for you. Not sure how to dispose of a specific item? You can use the Waste Wizard tool to search for items you are unsure what to do with. The tool will give you detailed instructions on how to properly dispose of it. Columbus Collects is also available as an App for your phone or tablet. Never forget your collection day again with customized reminders, and a calendar right in your pocket!