City of O’Fallon trash and recycling customers can bring many items that are too large to fit into curbside trash containers to the Bulk Waste Drop-off on Saturday, June 27, from 7 a.m.–3 p.m. at the City’s waste transfer station,1572 Progress West Lane, O’Fallon, MO 63366. Additional drop-off dates will be held on August 29, October 24, and December 19.
To use the drop-off, O’Fallon trash customers must show a current photo ID with their O’Fallon address and unload their own items. Only one load per household will be accepted per day, and only cars, pickup trucks, and small trailers 10 feet long or less will be allowed. For a complete list of non-acceptable/acceptable bulk waste items, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/bulk-waste. A partial listing includes:
- Acceptable bulk waste for drop-off: furniture, carpets, swing sets, bikes, toddler pools, sports and exercise equipment, large hand tools, barbecue grills, fluorescent tubes, computer monitors and televisions. Lawn mowers, except riding mowers, also are accepted, but gas and oil tanks must be empty.
- Unacceptableitems: yard waste, appliances, tires, auto parts and batteries, gas, oil, transmission fluid, and liquid household hazardous waste: paint, solvents, pesticides, fungicides, herbicides and their containers.
To keep electronics out of landfills, residents, businesses, schools and others are welcome to bring unwanted electronics and appliances to the City’s Free Electronics & Appliance Recycling Events, which are held every other month from 8 a.m. – noon in the west-side parking lot off Tom Ginnever and T.R. Hughes Boulevard. Dates for the next events are August 22, October 17 and December 12. Please note, CRT (cathode-ray tube) televisions require a fee of $20-$40 for drop off.
St. Charles County also accepts electronics, household hazardous waste and other items at its recycling centers. Visit www.sccmo.org/918/Recycling-Centers for more information.
Directions to O’Fallon’s waste transfer station: Take the North Service Road to Hoff Road (9/10 of a mile west of the Bryan Road junction). Turn north on Hoff Road, cross the railroad tracks and bear left (west). Continue on Hoff Road for about three blocks, and turn left on Progress West; continue to the transfer station.