Environmental Services Department consists of the Sanitation, Recycling, and Vehicle
Maintenance divisions. The Sanitation Division is responsible for all regular
municipal trash pick-up service, for both residential and commercial customers.
News & Notes:
City-wide Yearly Spring Clean Up
The City of Rolla Environmental Services Department has an annual city-wide residential clean-up the first Saturday in April every year. All items must be to the curb by 6:00 a.m. Examples of items that will be accepted are furniture, microwaves, televisions, old clothes, and normal household trash. Items that will not be accepted are appliances, water heaters, yard waste, paint, tires, or construction debris such as sheet rock, shingles, concrete or rock. Loose items should be in boxes or bags and small pieces of lumber should be bundled or boxed. Rollout trash containers will not be emptied. To avoid scavengers ripping open bags and making a mess in your yard, you are advised not to set it out until Friday evening. For more information, call the Environmental Services Department at 364-6693.
Yard waste removal
The seasonal weekly curbside collection of yard waste in brown paper biodegradable bags is offered from March through mid December. Yard waste bags are collected on the same day as your trash.
Trash containers and blue recycle bins must be pulled away from the curb and returned to the house within 24 hours after normally scheduled collection day. Violators are subject to a fine.
Environmental Services Suspensions
Loading of compost/mulch: Suspended between November and February
Household Hazardous Waste Collection: Suspended between November and February.
Curbside collection of yard waste: Suspended between mid December and early March.
Transfer station: Closed on Saturdays in January, Febrary and March.
All types of batteries can be taken to the office at the Recycling Center to be recycled. Please make an appointment for quantities over 2 pounds.
Bring these items to the Rolla Recycling Center office during normal business hours (M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Please make an appointment for quantities over 2 pounds.