Trash Hauling


Trash Service

Maplewood contracts with Republic Services for single family residential trash and yard waste collection (refer to the recycling webpage for recycling details). All single family homes with four or more units are included in the city-wide trash service. Townhomes and manufactured homes can opt into the trash service (PDF). Trash is collected once a week on your neighborhood's designated trash and recycling collection day Opens in New Window  (Monday through Friday).  Click here for the Maplewood Solid Waste Guide with details on residential trash and recycling.  

Setting Up and Cancelling Service

Contact Republic Services to set up and cancel service. When canceling service, make sure to schedule your last collection day and cart pick up. Give Republic Services your forwarding address for final billing or credits if warranted. With the trash cart removed from the property, the new owner or tenant can set up their trash service.  

Trash Hauling Rates

The City supplies the trash carts for the residential trash service. Republic Services manages the carts and does the billing. The carts come in four sizes and five service levels. Click here to see how the yearly rates are calculated based on the contract with Republic Services.  

Cart Size 2023 Bi-Monthly Rate12024 Bi-Monthly Rate1
20 gallon every other week$25.102$25.922
20 gallon every week$26.20$27.00
35 gallon every week$29.20$32.72
65 gallon every week$43.70$48.48
95 gallon every week$56.00$61.44
1 Bi-monthly trash rates reflect all taxes and fees.   

22024 Every Other Week Schedule for 20 Gallon Carts 
  • Jan. 7/21
  • Feb. 4/18
  • March 3/17/31
  • April 14/28
  • May 12/26
  • June 9/23
  • July 7/21
  • August 4/18
  • Sept. 1/15/29
  • Oct. 13/27
  • Nov. 10/24
  • Dec. 8/22


Maplewood supplies the trash carts.  Republic Services manages the carts.  To switch your cart size, report cart damage, etc., contact Republic Services.  


Republic Services does the billing for residential trash service. Bills are mailed every other month (January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December) and include an itemized list of service level, cart fee ($.75 per household per month to cover the cost of the City-owned carts), county environmental charge (28%), and the state solid waste management tax (9.75%).

Vacation Hold 

You can place your trash service and billing on hold for vacations that are three weeks and longer.  Contact Republic Services to set up a vacation hold.

Bulky Items

  • Republic Services Curbside Bulky Item Collection:  For an additional fee, Republic Services provides collection of appliances, electronics, and other bulky items. The cost of collection ranges from $10 to $35 (plus tax), depending on the item. Contact Republic Services to schedule the bulky item collection. 
  • Ramsey Recycles:  Learn about other options for reusing, recycling, or disposing of bulky items by visiting or calling 651-633-EASY (3279) answered 24/7.
  • Spring Clean Up:  The City hosts a Spring Clean Up annually where residents can drop off bulky items for free or a fee at Aldrich Arena.  Check out the City's Recycling and Clean Up Announcement Webpage for updates.     
  • Fall Clean Up Campaign:  Republic Services offers reduced price bulky item collection (20% discount) during the month of October in partnership with the City during the Fall Clean Up Campaign.  Check out the City's Recycling and Clean Up Announcement Webpage for updates.  

Yard Waste

Republic Services offers a yearly yard waste subscription.  The 2024 subscription cost is $140.38.  Yard waste will be collected in a 95 gallon yard waste cart once a week from April 1 through the end of November (weather permitting).  You are also allowed to place up to five compostable bags of yard waste per week outside of the cart.  


Townhomes and manufactured homes are included in the City's recycling program, and can opt into the City's trash program.  


Commercial and multi-family residential properties with five or more units and manufactured homes and townhomes that have not opted into the City's residential trash service are required to have a licensed trash hauler remove trash from the property at least once a week.