Trash & Recycling
The City of Jefferson is committed to keeping our community clean and sustainable through services such as trash collection, providing multiple recycling options, household hazardous waste, spring clean up, and yard waste compost. Make your mark in the community by re-using, recycling, and reducing waste for a cleaner, greener Jefferson City.
Single Stream Recycling:
What to Recycle:
These items can always be placed in your Single Stream Recycling Container.
|Paper||Cardboard||Plastics 1-5, 7||Metal|
|Office Paper||File folders||Water bottles||Aluminum beverage cans|
|Newspaper||Poster board||Take-out containers||Food cans|
|Envelopes||Shipping boxes||Soda bottles||Steel food containers|
|Junk Mail||(folded flat)||Detergent containers|
|Phone books||Frozen food boxes|
What NOT to Recycle
NEVER place these items in your Single Stream Recycling Container.
|Plastic packaging||Greasy boxes||Diapers||Yard Waste|
|Aerosol cans||Paint||Textiles||Light bulbs|
|Aluminum foil||Tissue||Garden hoses||Batteries|
|Food waste||Paper towels||Styrofoam||Medication|
How to Recycle
Ensure what is placed in the Single Stream Recycling container is recyclable. You can do this by eliminating contaminants and implementing Empty. Clean. Dry.
Empty - Make sure there is no food or product residue.
Clean - Empty recyclable containers should be rinsed of all remaining residue.
Dry - Let containers dry before placing them in the container.
Please click here for information on how to sign up for trash/recycling services, pricing, and to view the holiday pick up schedule.