Brush / Yard Waste / Recyclables

Effective October 3, 2022 -  Yard Waste (leaves/branches - no grass clippings) may be burned within City Limits ONLY on Wednesdays & Saturdays between dawn and dusk.

Burning of yard waste (grass, leaves, branches, etc.) and / or construction material is prohibited within the city limits of Troy.

Republic Services Agreement with the City of Troy

The City of Troy and Republic Services have enjoyed a very good working relationship since 1996.

The City of Troy and Republic Service negotiated the terms, conditions, and rates of the agreement for trash, recycling, large pick-up, and yard waste to provide service in the best interest of the health, safety, and general welfare of its citizens.

Ordinance 2020-24 and attachments (including agreement and letter with rates)

Customers subscribing to yard waste collection with Republic Services may now request yard waste bins or use approved leaf collection bags to be collected by Republic Services. For more information of approved bags for collection you can contact Republic Services at 618-656-6883 or view their website @    


 Republic Services of Edwardsville recognizes six holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Should your pick-up day fall on or after the holiday your trash, recycling, and yard waste will be collected one day late. For example, if your service is on Tuesday and Tuesday is a holiday, your trash and recycling pick-up would then be on Wednesday. The Wednesday pick-ups would then be on Thursday and so on. If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no change in the collection schedule. All residential pick-up services shall be made between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

More Information

To apply for service, pay your bill online, or find out more detailed information, please call 618-656-6883 or visit the Republic Services.