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Collection Division

The Solid Waste Division collects solid waste generated in the City limits of Green River and transports it to the Landfill.

Waste Classifications:

  • Municipal Solid Waste(MSW) - waste generated in a home or business and could include food and wrappings, furniture, cardboard, pop containers, paper products, etc.
  • Yard Waste - organic material such as grass clippings, leaves, branches, etc.
  • Metal - fencing, bicycles, heaters, iron, car parts, bed frames, etc.
  • White Goods - refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, washers, dryers and other appliances
  • Construction and Demolition - wood, sheet rock, brick, concrete, roofing, etc.
  • Household Hazardous Waste - paint, batteries, chemicals, insecticides, herbicides, gasoline, old medications, fuels, oils, etc.
MSW should be the only waste collected from City issued containers. Services provided for other waste collection options are:

Flatbed - $51 per load for residential customers. Equipment plus labor costs for commercial customers.

Green Waste Dumpsters - free to residents for seasonal yard waste recycling.

The City of Green River has provided Green Waste dumpsters for residential use. Green Waste is defined as any organic material such as grass, leaves and/or branches. Branches should be 4 feet or less in length, no tree trunks or stumps.  

Deposit your Green Waste in one of the dumpsters listed below.  No trash bags, dirt or other heavy material in these containers please!  

  • Lincoln School on Shoshone Ave side
  • Public Works Facility
  • Railroad Avenue Parking Lot

Large Metal Dumpsters Also Available
2 yard and 10 yard metal dumpsters for yard waste, construction and demolition or special projects.
  • $50 delivery fee and $17.70 for each dump of 2 yard container
  • $50 delivery fee and $88.50 for each dump of 10 yard container

Collection Routes and Days
Routes are completed Monday through Friday by the Collection crew. Saturday, a handful of business containers are serviced.

View the Automated Residential Trash Collection Brochure for additional information.



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