Community Clean-Up Programs

Community Clean-Up Programs

NOTE:  Curbside pickup will no longer be offered as part of the Community Clean-Up.  All items will have to be taken to the Compost Site for disposal.

                                                       ANNUAL COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP PROGRAM

                                                                                     April 27 - May 5
When:    Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, May 5, 2024
Time:     7:30 AM - 6:30 PM (Daily)
Where:  Yard Waste Disposal Site on Compress Road

The Annual Community Clean-Up Program is held for 9 days starting in late April and ending in early May and also in mid-October.  Items are dropped off at the Yard Waste Disposal Site (formerly the Compost Site) which is located on Compress Road.  

Open to Sikeston residents, citizens can bring any large bulky items, rubbish, yard waste, grass clippings, washers, dryers, microwaves, refrigerators, hot water heaters, commodes, tires no larger than 18" without rims, and household furniture to the site for disposal.  Also, electric motors, rubber hoses and compressors must be detached from appliances.  The site will be manned and proof of residency will be required.

The following items will not be accepted:  any hazardous materials or chemicals, asbestos materials, shingles, paint, LP tanks, fuel containers, construction waste, demolition waste and batteries. 
No commercial dumping will be allowed.

Anyone with questions may contact City Hall at 471-2512 or the Street Department at 475-3731.

The following items can be picked up with a $20.00 charge for each item. Any appliance compressor must be drained and removed prior to pickup. Pricing for commercial appliances are not included on this list.

  • Clothes washing machines
  • Clothes drying machines
  • Dish washing machines
  • Hot water heaters
  • Window air conditioners
  • Gas or electric cook stoves
  • Kitchen or bathroom sinks
  • Microwave ovens
  • Household refrigerators
  • Household trash compactors

Residents having any of the chargeable items listed above for pick up must pay for these items prior to the scheduled pick up days.  Payment and scheduling of pick up for the chargeable items must be made at the SSW main office, 451 Smith Street, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Drivers and workers on the SSW collection trucks will not take special pick-up requests or take payments for these on collection days.  These arrangements must be made in advance with the office.  There will be no exceptions to this.

Lead acid batteries - $1.00 each 

Used Oil - $1.00 per gallon
All used oil will need to be completely sealed in a plastic or metal container to avoid spillage. No less than 5 gallons per container or per pickup of used oil.

NO HAZARDOUS WASTE. Residents' addresses will be kept on file to avoid hazardous waste being put with the used oil. Any resident needing to dispose of yard waste can contact Sonny's Solid Waste for information or may use the City of Sikeston's Yard Waste Disposal Site on Compress Road. Please check the Compost Site Web Page for dates of operation and types of yard waste accepted. 

For proper disposal of items such as oil, batteries, computers, electronics, etc. click here.

If you are looking for a way to dispose of your used cell phones and possibly get an incentive in return, click on the following links to find out about Verizon, ATT&T & Sprint's Buyback Recycling Programs: