FAQs: Solid Waste Collection

Thank you for your patience during this transitional period. Below are some of the most common questions we have received. Due to the rapidly changing nature of this process, answers to these questions may have changed recently. Please note, if you received a different answer from a customer service team member previously, we apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you again for your understanding and patience during this time.

Thank you for your patience during this time. If you have a question, please review our FAQ page at www.wentzvillemo.gov/swchanges, email solid.waste@wentzvillemo.gov or call (636) 327-5101.

There will be many changes to your Solid Waste Collection in 2022. These changes are necessary in order to increase efficiency and maintain high-quality service for our growing Wentzville community. We appreciate your patience as we roll out these changes!

Service Guide
Click here to view a Service Guide from Meridian, which will cover most of the items listed below. Please n
ote: All changes will take effect on Jan. 31.

Browse through the FAQs below; additional FAQs will be added as we receive final details about the changes. If you have additional questions, you can reach our solid waste customer service team at (636) 639-2049.


Is My Solid Waste Collection Day Changing?

Why is My Solid Waste Collection Day Changing?

Is Single-Stream Recycling Coming Back?

What's the Scoop on Large-Item Pickup Changes?

Why Can't I Use My Own Personal Cart?

Why Are Drop-Off Sites Closed?

How Do I Reserve a Residential Dumpster?

Can I Have an Extra Trash/Recycling Cart?

What Can I Put in My Recycle Cart?

Can I Schedule an Extra Trash Pickup?

When Do I Need to Put My Cart(s) Out?

I Forgot to Put My Cart(s) Out at 6 a.m., Now What?

Why Can't I Recycle Glass?

What's the Scoop on Yard-Waste Pickup?

I Don't Have a Recycling Cart. Will One Be Provided?

What If I Have Been Renting a Cart From The City?

How Do I Identify My Carts?

Are Rates Going up in 2022?

What If I Have a Recycling Cart That Needs To Be Removed?

What's the Scoop on Recycling Carts?

What Are the Cart Sizes Available for Recycling?

What Color Will My Recycling and Trash Carts Be?

What if I Have Too Much Trash for My Cart?

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