Rules of Garbage Pickup

The City of Jacksonville offers once a week curbside household garbage pickup.If you have questions, call 501-982-0686. Review the following rules of pickup:

  • All household garbage must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. on your scheduled pickup date.
  • Carts should be positioned at the curb, approximately 3 feet from any other objects.
  • Carts on major highways may be placed 6 to 8 feet from the roadway to prevent traffic from blowing them over.
  • Do not leave your carts curbside after collection where they may be stolen or damaged.
  • An additional cart may be requested for an additional charge of $7 per month with a 3-month minimum.
  • To find your scheduled pickup day, please refer to the Garbage Pickup Schedule.
  • You can also request an additional cart.



The City of Jacksonville offers curbside recycling of newspaper, aluminum cans, and most #1 and #2 plastic. Items accepted at the Recycling Center at 1300 Marshall Road that we are unable to collect curbside are: catalogs, telephone directories, and office paper. The Recycle Center is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7 a.m. till 3 p.m. A 24-hour drop off service is available at the gate.

If you are interested in recycling, please see the Recycle Pickup Schedule (PDF) or contact the Public Works Department at 982-0686.

Yard Waste / Landfill

The City of Jacksonville offers once-a-week yardwaste pickup, and once-a-week landfill pickup. Landfill items will be collected on your regular scheduled sanitation day on a call in basis, unless a holiday falls within that week. To find your scheduled yardwaste pickup date, please refer to the Yardwaste Schedule (PDF). To schedule a landfill pickup, please call 501-982-0686.