The City of Monroe City contracts with a waste disposal company to pickup and dispose of all residential waste in the city limits of Monroe City. The charge for this service is included on the residential customer’s utility bill. The current charge is $8.53 per month and is designated on the utility bill as “SA” (for sanitation). Once utilities are turned on in a residential customer’s name at a specified location, the SA charges remains until that customer no longer has utility service in their name at the specified location.
Residential customers who have items to be disposed that do not meet the criteria for being picked-up as regular household waste, such as construction wastes, may call Dayne’s Disposal at 866-214-6919. They will give you a price for picking up this waste and bill you direct for this service. Commercial customers may select any licensed disposal company to pickup their waste.
Pickup service for residential customers west of Main Street and north of Hwy 24 & 36 East and Stoddard Street is on Tuesday. Pickup service for residential customers on the east of Main Street and south of Hwy 24 & 36 East is on Friday. All waste must be on a City street by 7:00 am on the day of schedule pickup.
Please note: Due to the Christmas holiday, residential waste will not be picked up on Friday, December 25, 2015. It will be picked up on Saturday, December 26, 2015. Other than this, trash service will run at its normal time.
The Monroe City Sheltered Workshop picks up recycling waste every Tuesday. Items to be recycled are: aluminum cans, steel/tin cans, junk mail, phonebooks, cardboard (breakdown boxes) plastic bottles with neck small than base, newspaper, envelopes and cereal boxes. Items not to recycle are paper towels, wax paper, glass jars/bottles, padded envelopes, plastic bags/wrappers, aluminum foil, paper plates/cups and waxed milk cartons.
Items to be recycled must be in clear plastic bags. These bags are available at City Hall during normal business hours. All recyclable waste must be put on a City Street by 7:00 am on Tuesday and must be kept separate from regular waste.
Questions regarding recyclable waste must be addressed to the Monroe City Sheltered Workshop at (573) 735-4751.