Solid Waste Utility

Changes to residential collection

NOTE: Beginning Feb. 1, 2021, all trash placed on the curb for collection must be in City-provided trash bags with a City of Columbia logo. View the Residential page for more details.

View the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions here.

NOTE: Beginning Feb. 1, 2021, the City of Columbia will resume residential curbside recycling on an every-other-week schedule. Customers will receive a mailer to confirm their recycling schedule. View the press release for more information or download the CoMo Recycle and Trash app to receive reminders about the schedule. 

Visit our Recycling Routes map to learn your new recycling curbside pickup schedule. Type your address into the field to see which route your neighborhood is on and a calendar.

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Did you know…?

We have a new phone app called COMO Recycle and Trash. Residents can find out the recycling and trash collection day for their address and receive reminders on their phone! The app also includes the Waste Wizard tool seen below that tells you which items are recyclable and how/where to recycle them.