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.

What Day Will My Solid Waste Be Picked Up?

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

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

I Think the Trash Hauler Forgot to Pick Up My Trash. What Do I Do?

Why Can't I Use My Own Personal Cart?

Will My Trash, Recycling or Yard Waste Be Picked Up If the Lid On My Cart Is Not Closed?

What if I Have Too Much Trash for My Cart?

Can I Schedule an Extra Trash Pickup?

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

What Are the Cart Sizes Available for Recycling?

What Can I Put in My Recycle Cart?

Why Can't I Recycle Glass?

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

What Are My Options For Yard Waste Pick-Up?

What If I Need a Large Item Picked Up?

How Do I Reserve a Residential Dumpster?


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