Trash Pickup

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Trash Pickup
Work Phone: 618-993-8982

Holiday pick up policy:
Republic Services, the city of Benton’s private waste hauling contractor, observes the following holidays:
New Year’s Day – January 1
Memorial Day – Date Floats
Independence Day – July 4
Labor Day – Date Floats
Thanksgiving – Date Floats
Christmas – December 25
Scheduled trash pick up is one day behind after the holiday, working Saturdays when necessary.

Move Out/Move In Policy:  Republic Services will provide service for “move-outs” where property has changed hands and furniture and/or bagged debris is placed at the curb for collection.  The City will verify those who qualify for this service.  This will be at no additional charge.  

White Goods:  Republic Services will arrange for collection of white goods at the curb.  These are items such as refrigerators, freezers, washers/dryers, stoves and dishwashers.  This will be at no additional charge.  

Back Door Service:  Residents with disabilities or elderly residents unable to transport their trash to the curb for collection can have their trash collected at the side of the house or garage.  The City will verify individuals who qualify for this service.  This will be at no additional charge. 

Trash Carts:  A trash cart will be provided to every trash customer.  The first cart is free of charge.  If you are interested in having a second cart, please contract Republic Services at 618-993-8982.  Extra carts will be $5.00/cart per month billed quarterly directly through Republic Services. 

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