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Jonesboro residents do not have to pay for solid waste disposal at the landfill unless they have construction material. All businesses do have to pay. The current cost is $40.25 per ton plus 7.5% sales tax. If you bring less than 460 pounds the cost is $10 with sales tax included. Tipping fees are adjusted March 1 of each year.
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ll trash must be bagged, tied, and placed inside the container with the lid closed for collection. Trash carts must be placed curbside by 6:00 am on collection day.
Glass is no longer collected through curbside collection; you may take glass to 806 Burke Street.
#1 & #2 plastics, aluminum or steel cans, newspaper, office paper, junk mail, corrugated, or light weight cardboard.
Recycling carts can be purchased from the city collections department located at 300 S Church St or purchased over the phone with debit/credit at 870-932-3042.
We do offer yard waste collection but cannot say exactly what days those will be due to certain factors. It is best to take your yard waste directly to the city incinerator located at 2650 Lacy Drive.
See map here. Collection is either 1st & 3rd day of the month or 2nd & 4th day of month.
Tree limbs are collected every five (5) weeks in your area see consolidated schedule for tree limb collection in your area.
Yes, take them to the incinerator located at 2650 Lacy Drive.
Take to Legacy Landfill (Craighead County Solid Waste Disposal Authority) located at 238 CR 476 just off Hwy 1 South.
Paint must be dried before being disposed of at the landfill. You can pour kitty litter, newspaper, sand into the paint can leave lid off for a couple days let the paint dry. Once the paint is dried out you can take to the landfill.
806 Burke Ave.
A time occurrence due to special occasion or a holiday contact the Sanitation Department at 870-932-7520 for collection. If you regularly have loose trash you will need to purchase a 2nd cart or begin recycling by purchasing a recycling cart.
By 6:00 am on Monday of the week of your collection.
Contact sanitation department for replacement.
No, it is your responsibility to make sure that your cart is washed and all trash is bagged, tied, and placed inside the container. If you have problems with flies, maggots or other varmints you can use lyme or some other type of agent that keeps insects away.
The city provides every household with one cart; if you move or relocate you will need to place the cart inside the garage or beside the house for the next family.