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Boise's trash, recycling, compost and other solid waste program.

Some sites may be closed due to COVID-19 and the governor's stay home order.


Missed Collection

If you have had a missed trash, recycle or compost cart pick-up, please contact our service provider Republic Services at (208) 345-1266.


Trash is collected every week on your designated trash day.

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Fill your recycling cart, then fill a sturdy container (such as a cardboard box) with recyclables, label it "Recycling" and place near your blue cart.

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Curbside compost collection is weekly and unlimited. Place any overflow compost in paper bags next to your cart

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Household Hazardous Waste

Properly disposing of hazardous products will keep our community safe and clean.

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Hefty® EnergyBag® Program

This program provides participating residents a new way to collect plastics that are not accepted as loose items in the blue recycle cart and converts them into a valuable energy resource rather than sending them to the landfill. 

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Disposal of Sharps and Medications

Learn how to dispose of medications and needles, sharps and syringes.

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For the health and safety of our residents and staff, the City of Boise has canceled all city-sponsored public programming and public outreach until further notice. This includes:
  • Parks and Recreation activities, classes, events and leagues
  • All Library and Arts & History programs and events

The City of Boise issued a Public Health Emergency Order on March 19, 2020 suspending most Boise City board and commission meetings.

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As residents, you can help the recycling and compost systems work well by putting the right things in the appropriate carts and keeping the wrong things out and in the trash cart.

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