City of Frontenac, Missouri

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General Trash Guidelines

Please review the general trash guidelines for the City of Frontenac below.

  • By law, only non-hazardous household solid waste can be collected. Liquid waste products cannot be collected in a liquid state.
  • Non-hazardous liquids can be mixed with an absorbent such as Kitty Litter, but MUST be completely dry & with the lid off the container to show the driver that it is dried out.
  • BASIC SERVICE: Once weekly trash service at the backdoor is paid by the resident.
  • ALTERNATE SERVICE: the Residents of Frontenac pay for optional twice-weekly trash collection at the backdoor.
  • Please contact the Meridian Waste Services at (314) 291-3131 to set up alternate services.
  • Trash with yardwaste mixed in cannot be collected.
  • Items over four feet (4') high or long must be broken down or cut to four feet (4') or less.
  • Loose materials must be containerized or bundled.
  • Containers shall have a capacity of no less than 20 gallons nor more than 32 gallons, nor should they weigh more than 50 pounds.
  • Trash is collected at the backdoor.
  • Rubbish (waste that rots and stinks) should be bagged AND the bag(s) should be placed in trash cans or trash carts. Meridian Waste Service will NOT be responsible for any rubbish spread about when animals or birds rip any such bag(s) open.
  • Rubbish (waste that does not rot and stink) CAN be placed in plastic bags and set out for collection without having to be in a trash can or trash cart. Please do NOT overload bags so that they can rip open when picked up.
  • Trash limits will not exceed the commonly produced quantity of a regular household family.
  • Bulky Trash includes any type of solid waste that cannot be placed into a 32-gallon trash can. Bulky Trash does NOT include major appliances, automobile parts or components, construction debris or any other such items. Construction debris will not be picked up. These items are to be serviced on the 2nd pick up day if signed up for twice a week service or on the trash day if signed up for once a week service. All boxes need to be broken down and bundled. Bulky Trash will be picked up once per week. (4) items per week. Bulky Trash is to be placed at the curb.
  • Major Appliances (White Goods) are to be scheduled for collection through Meridian Waste Services at (314) 291-3131.
  • Tires, Car Batteries, Paint-unless dried, Car Parts, Compost and hazardous chemicals will not be picked up by Meridian Waste Services. For Hazardous Waste please call (314) 286-9200.
  • No Construction Material of any kind.

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Frontenac, MO 63131
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