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Waste Connections also bid to continue hauling the City's trash. Their fee would have been higher for the same service Meridian Waste will be providing.
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The monthly rate for trash/recycling and yard waste will be $24.56 in 2023. It will increase slightly (less than $2.00 each year) until 2027.
Trash, recycle and yard waste is billed quarterly at $73.68 per quarter. (this fee does not include extra cart rental, etc.)
This includes one (1) ninety-five (95) gallon trash cart and one (1) sixty-five (65) gallon recycling cart at no charge. You may request a (65) gallon or (35) gallon trash cart in place of the (95) gallon cart the first sixty (60) days of your service starting.
If you require additional carts for trash and/or recycling you must lease them from Meridian Waste at a rate of $5.00 per cart per month. No other carts will be allowed for trash and recycle.
The Waste Connections cart will be picked up following the last pick-up in December.
Please note the new Meridian Waste carts are not be used until after January 2nd.
The City of Eureka contacted Waste Connections about renewing our contract in 2023. They informed us that Eureka was operating under a very old model of unlimited trash collection and any contract moving forward would not include this.
The Board of Aldermen made the decision to go out for bid for trash collection. No other company allowed for unlimited trash pick up.
Based on several factors, Meridian Waste was chosen as the City's new trash hauler.
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Meridian Waste17900 Veteran's Memorial ParkwayForistell, Mo 63348
314.291.3131 ext. 4002
Meridian Waste will provide pick-up for bulky waste items each week with a maximum of two (2) items per week. Bulky items must be scheduled prior to collection by calling 314.291.3131 extension 4002.
Up to twenty (20) (in total) yard waste bags containers or bundles will be picked up each week. You may convert the old Eureka recycling carts or any other non-Meridian waste cart to hold yard waste. There are stickers at City Hall that can be placed on the cart or you can call Meridian and they will mail you stickers.
All recycle items need to be put in your cart. Large boxes can be cut up and placed in the cart or yuo can call Meridian Waste and ask for a bulky item pick up and leave the box outside of the cart.
Do NOT bag recyclable materials.
Meridian Waste observes the following holidays:
New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Christmas Day
Collection time begins at 6:30 a.m. If your house was missed, call 314.291.3131
Meridian will either pick your trash up the same day or the next day depending on the time of notification.
White goods are appliances. Meridian Waste will collect white goods one (1) time per month. White goods must be scheduled prior to collection by calling 314.291.3131 extension 4002.