Garbage and Recycle Collection


The City of Yuma Public Works Department provides curbside or alley trash pickup for residents of and some small businesses in the City of Yuma four days a week, excluding holidays.

New Curbside Trash Collection

With the anticipation of vastly reducing overloaded alleyway containers, the City's conversion from alley trash collection to curbside pickup has now begun.

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Pick-Up Schedule

Residential trash and recycling is collected in each neighborhood between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. according to a master schedule. 

Residential Trash Collection

  • Subdivisions South of 16th Street and East of Avenue B will be picked up on Monday .
  • Subdivisions North of 16th Street and West of Avenue B will be picked up on Tuesday.

Curbside Recycling Pick-Up

  • Subdivisions South of 16th Street and East of Avenue B will be picked up on Thursday.
  • Subdivisions North of 16th Street and West of Avenue B will be picked up on Friday.

Holiday Collection

Residential Holiday Collection Schedule

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In order to make trash collection easy and efficient for both citizens and collectors, the City of Yuma Public Works Department has certain regulations that should relieve potential problems. Refuse that does not meet these regulations will not be picked up.

  • The refuse container must be placed at the curbside by 6 a.m. on your collection day.
  • The handles and wheels must be facing the house and the container located at least 10 feet away from any object.
  • Make sure the container is not overfilled, all trash is bagged properly and the lid is closed.
  • After the containers are emptied, they should be removed immediately or no later than 6 p.m. on the collection day.
  • Other materials, such as building materials, bulk items, appliances, certain yard waste, Christmas trees and recyclable goods, are picked up separately from regular trash and should not be left out on regular trash days.
  • The department will not collect household hazardous waste materials.