The City of Columbia offers a commercial (non-residential) recycling service. The City will provide roll carts or dumpsters based on the volume of recyclable materials of participating businesses. Recyclables will be collected and delivered to the City's Material Recovery Facility for processing.
Commercial Recycling Flyer
Collection Container Waiver Form (sign, print, return)
What do we Collect?
- > 90% Cardboard
- < 10% Mixed Fibers
Mixed Fibers Collection:
- Office Paper
- Newspaper and Inserts
- Catalogs and Magazines
- Phone Books
- Brown Paper Bags
- Boxboard/ Chipboard
Mixed Containers Collection:
- #1 through #7 Plastics (except plastic wrap)
- Aluminum (except aluminum foil)
- Glass Bottles and Jugs
- Steel Food Cans
Food Waste Collection:
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Bread and Grains
- Meat Products
- Coffee Grounds and Tea Bags
- Eggs and Dairy
- Garden and Yard Waste
Monthly Rates and Container Sizes Available:
Note: Food waste collection is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
Large Volume Recycling:
Roll-off Containers with approx. H x W x L
- 14 cubic yard (Mini Roll-off) - 5.5' x 7.5' x 13.5'
- 20 cubic yard - 4' x 8' x 22'
- 30 cubic yard - 6' x 7.5' x 22'
- 40 cubic yard - 7.5' x 7' x 22'
Charges for a roll-off container:
- Cardboard = No charge
Charges for mini roll-off:
$66.99 per collection + $45.76 per ton with a minimum monthly charge of $66.99
Charges for 20, 30 or 40 yard roll-off:
$94.23 per collection + $45.76 per ton with a minimum monthly charge of $94.23
* sizes may vary slightly by container manufacturer.