Everyone in the CID must work together for the system to work. Please respect your neighbors by breaking down boxes and running the compactor every time in order to make room for others.
Solid waste services within the CID includes the common use of trash bins, trash compactors, and recycling bins designated for either Fiber or Containers. See opens in a new windowSolid Waste District Ordinance.
Materials should be sorted into 3 categories:
Trash Bin or Compactor
All other non-reusable, non-hazardous, non-electronic items:
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If a trash compactor is available, please be sure to PUSH THE BUTTON to MAKE ROOM for others.
Finding the Appropriate Recycle Bin
Every business is located within a few blocks of the nearest recycle or trash dumpster. Identify the closest bins to your business and educate staff on where to take waste. It is also helpful to note backup bins in your vicinity in case the usual bins are full.
*Trash and Recycling is not permitted outside the bin. If bin is full, DO NOT pile bags on top or leave on the ground next to dumpster. It is your responsibility to find a dumpster with space available.
Grant funds available for businesses looking to increase recycling process. See Mid-Missouri Solid Waste Management District for more information on the application process and eligible projects.
“MMSWMD encourages development of local and regional waste reduction, reuse, and recycling programs by providing grants to the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in the counties of Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau and Osage. MMSWMD is seeking grant projects that will develop new or improved programs reducing the generation of waste, create new markets or improve markets for recovered materials, or improve the handling of items banned from landfills by Missouri Law.”