Trash Collection

Author:

Martin AgundezSanitation Crew LeaderSolid Waste

Summary:

The City of Yuma Public Works Department provides curbside or alley trash pickup for residents of the City of Yuma.

Last Updated:

9/16/2013

The City of Yuma Public Works Department provides curbside or alley trash pickup for residents of and some small businesses in the City of Yuma four days a week, excluding holidays.

Pick-Up Schedule

Residential trash and recycling is collected in each neighborhood between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. according to a master schedule.

Residential Trash Collection

Kitchen waste basket.
  • Subdivisions South of 16th Street and East of Avenue B will be picked up on Monday .
  • Subdivisions North of 16th Street and West of Avenue B will be picked up on Tuesday.

Curbside Recycling Pick-Up

Recycling barrel.
  • Subdivisions South of 16th Street and East of Avenue B will be picked up on Thursday.
  • Subdivisions North of 16th Street and West of Avenue B will be picked up on Friday.

Holiday Collection

If your collection day falls on a holiday, your trash or recycling will be picked up the following collection day along with that day's normal routes. View the Residential Holiday Collection Schedule.

Rules & Regulations

In order to make trash collection easy and efficient for both citizens and collectors, the City of Yuma Public Works Department has certain regulations that should relieve potential problems. Refuse that does not meet these regulations will not be picked up.

  • Black plastic bag of trash leaning against a green trash barrel with wheels.The refuse container must be placed at the curbside by 6 a.m. on your collection day.
  • The handles and wheels must be facing the house and the container located at least 10 feet away from any object.
  • Make sure the container is not overfilled, that all trash is bagged properly and that the lid is closed.
  • After the containers are emptied, they should be removed immediately or no later than 6 p.m. on the collection day.
  • Other materials, such as building materials, bulk items, appliances, certain yard waste, Christmas trees and recyclable goods, are picked up separately from regular trash and should not be left out on regular trash days.
  • The department will not collect household hazardous waste materials

For More Information

To receive a flyer explaining trash pickup regulations, trash collection schedules, container replacement, information on disposing of bulk items or household hazardous waste, or other information please contact the City of Yuma Public Works Department.

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