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The City of Jackson provides residential garbage collection service twice per week to dispose of household trash generated from your property to our citizens who live in single family homes, duplexes, and triplexes.

1st Collection Day      Household Garbage Only
2nd Collection Day
     Household Garbage (2 Bulk Items and Bagged Leaves)

Garbage/recycling collection services start when you apply for water/sewer services. You can apply for these services at 1000 Metrocenter Drive, Jackson MS 39209 (see Jackson Area Water/Wastewater section for more information).
You will receive a statement every month which will include fees for water, sewer and solid waste services. Solid waste services are $20.80 per month. 

Curbside Schedule
  • Residential collection is provided from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, Monday through Saturday.
  • You must place your cans roadside before 7:00 am on your pickup day but no earlier than 6 pm the evening prior to your scheduled collection.
  • Place your bulk trash pile roadside before 7:00 am on your pickup day, but no earlier than 24 hours prior to your scheduled collection.
  • Collection of Appliances and Tires are on Wednesdays they Must be at Curbside before 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday

What’s Not Allowed?
  • Chemicals, paints, oils or other hazardous, toxic or flammable waste
  • Construction debris (i.e. concrete, sand, brick, rock, carpet, wood etc…)
  • Recyclable items

Tips and Guidelines
  • Place your trash containers out the night before your scheduled pickup to avoid missing early morning collection
  • Remember the waste collector has from 7 am to 9 pm to collect your trash
  • Place all household garbage in bags and in trash containers before placing at the curbside to prevent litter
  • Wash cans regularly wild a mild, phosphate-free soap and water to keep them clean and odor free. Never wash and soap down a storm drain

Plus 2 Bulk Items   
  • Furniture                                
  • Mattresses/Box Springs         
  • Radios
  • Televisions
  • Sofas
  • Toilets

For Appliances and Tire Collection

Tree Limbs
  • Small limb piles accepted only
  • Must be any longer than 4 feet   
  • Do not have to be tied up               
  • The piles no higher than 3 feet
  • 4 inches in diameter
  • Neatly stacked to the curbside  

If your limbs are not in compliance, the waste collector will not pick up your debris. Solid Waste Inspectors will come to your residence and make an assessment of the cost of your curbside debris in regards to the City ordinance, Sec. 106-112. Nonrecurring or infrequent special collection and removal service fees.

Solid Waste Crew Fees:
  1. Hand crew -- $90.00 per hour
  2. Bobcat crew -- $151.00 per hour
  3. Clamshell crew -- $156.00 per hour

Home Owners and Contractor’s Responsibility


Hired Contractor must use a legal landfill

Bath Tubs
Eviction Debris
Demolition Debris
Landscaping Debris
Construction Debris
Household Medical Waste

Violation of City Ordinance Chapter 106, Sec 106-116 – Subject to fines 

NOTE: Please help prevent open dumping by requiring hired contractors to have waste disposal receipts from the landfill

Animal Carcass – Call Animal Control – 601-960-1771

Household Medical Waste – Consult with Health Care Provider


Holiday Collection

Your regular collection day for trash and recyclables during the holidays will not change unless your collection day falls on or after one of five holidays.

  • New Year's Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • The Fourth of July
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If your normal collection day falls on or after one of the five holidays listed above, then place your containers out for collection on the next regular collection day.

Example: If Christmas Day falls on a Monday and that is your collection day, the next day for collection will be on your second day which is Thursday.