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Cape Girardeau Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Cape Girardeau trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Cape Girardeau is in Missouri with Evansville to the northeast, Jonesboro to the southwest, Saint Louis to the northwest, Nashville to the southeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Cape Girardeau Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/departments/public_works/solid_waste_recycling

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the 2024 city-observed holidays.

  • January 2: NEW YEAR’S DAY – Monday (observed)
  • January 16: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY – Monday
  • February 20: PRESIDENTS’ DAY – Monday
  • May 29: MEMORIAL DAY – Monday
  • June 19: JUNETEENTH – Monday
  • July 4: INDEPENDENCE DAY – Tuesday
  • September 4: LABOR DAY – Monday
  • November 10: VETERANS DAY – Friday (observed)
  • November 23 & 24 – THANKSGIVING – Thursday & Friday
  • December 22: CHRISTMAS EVE – Friday (observed)
  • December 25: CHRISTMAS – Monday

Cape Girardeau Trash Collection Map

Cape Girardeau Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/departments/public_works/solid_waste_recycling/Solid_Waste/Special_Pickups

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • garage and basement debris
  • limbs and brush – must be no longer than four feet and tied together in bundles no larger than 18 inches in diameter and weigh no more than 75 pounds.
  • appliances

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • tires
  • batteries
  • oil
  • concrete
  • railroad ties
  • automobile parts
  • pesticides
  • oil-based paint
  • hazardous materials

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Cape Girardeau and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:  Recycling and Trash Routes

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Cape Girardeau?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/departments/public_works/solid_waste_recycling/Solid_Waste/Special_Pickups

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: Recycling and Trash Routes

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Cape Girardeau Public Works Department?

Address: 2007 Southern Expressway Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Phone: 573-339-6351
Website: www.cityofcape.org/solidwaste
Email: [email protected]

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