Solid Waste Rates

To arrange for service:

Call the Contact Center, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, at 573-874-CITY (2489) or email

Landfill Rate:

$52 per ton; $25 minimum charge

Residential Rates for Recycle and Trash:

Monthly Collection Rates
  • $16.04 Single-family residents with curbside collection who receive bag vouchers.
  • $15.26 Multi-family/Apartment residents who have bulk containers (not curbside collection), do not get bag vouchers and pay their own collection fee.
  • $15.00  Multi-family/Apartment residents who have bulk collection containers (not curbside collection) who do not get bag vouchers, but landlord pays collection fee.
Curbside Appliance Pickup Rates
  • $22.75 per appliance with refrigerant (refrigerators, window air conditioners, etc)
  • $15.19 per appliance without refrigerant (stove, dishwasher, etc)

Commercial Rates:

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This information taken from Columbia Ordinance – Chapter 22, Section 22-159 through Section 22-163. The City Council has the sole authority to set rates and charges for utility services. The City reviews these rates and charges annually.