City of North Platte: Public Service: Trash Collection Information
Trash Collection Information
City of North Platte: Public Service: Sanitation
Street/Sanitation Supervisor - Frank Carland
The Sanitation portion of the Street/Sanitation Division is in charge of the
collection of residential solid waste from approximately 8,600 residences, as
designated by City Code, and the operation of the City Transfer Station -
Composting facility. For further information please call 535-6702.
The City collection system includes operation for:
Weekly household waste collection from city supplied 90 gallon wheeled
container(s). All household waste must be placed in provided container(s).
Weekly yard waste collection from city supplied 90 gallon wheeled
container(s). All yard waste must be placed in provided container(s), except
at peak spring and fall yard cleanup times. During those peak cleanup times,
excess yard waste may be placed in two-ply degradable paper bag(s) and placed
beside the yard waste container for collection. Yard waste may never be
placed in plastic bags for collection. during the period December 1st through
March 31st each year, yard waste only containers may be used for mixed waste.
Tree debris and brush collection. City crew(s) normally make one round of
collection in three or four weeks. The tree debris, brush - branches should
be placed beside the residence's city provided 90 gallon container(s) for
collection. If the residents have too much tree debris, brush or tree
branches to place at the alley by their container(s), it may be placed at
street side for collection. If the tree debris, brush or tree branches are
placed at the street side for collection, the resident should call 535-6702 to
notify the Sanitation Division. At no time should the resident block the
street or alley with tree debris, brush-branches.
Chips collected from tree debris, brush-branches are available to the public
at no charge, you load. Chips are located north of the main
Public Service building at 1402 North Jeffers.
Bulky trash collection. City crews normally make a round of the city
every three to four weeks. The bulky trash should be stacked or placed neatly
beside the residence's city provided 90 gallon container(s) for collection.
The only bulky trash items that will be collected are:
Furniture such as chairs, tables, couches, hide-a-beds, etc.
Mattresses, box springs.
Carpet and linoleum rolls.
Railroad ties, landscaping timbers, posts and poles no more than 10 feet in
length or 12 inches in diameter.
Fencing materials such as posts, wire fabric, wood slats and supports.
Vehicle parts such as fenders, grilles, hoods, trunk lids, doors, seats, tires,
wheels and drive train components. No whole vehicles.
Totally empty cleaned barrels and steel drums.
Appliance collection. City crews normally make a round of the city ever
three or four weeks. Appliances should be placed beside the residence's city
provided 90 gallon container(s) for collection. All doors on appliances must
be removed or made inoperable prior to set out for collection.
The City will pick up concrete/brick from residents on a call-in basis.
Resident should place concrete/brick near the city provided 90 gallon
container(s) for collection. If the resident has too much to place near the
container(s), it may be placed street side. At no time should the resident
block the street or alley.
(All households must have at least one household waste cart.)
With two carts or more, all services listed in #1 through #6 above are provided
With one cart, all services except #2 yard waste collection are provided.