City of St. Joseph, Michigan: Collection Information

Residential Rubbish is collected weekly under a City contract by Best Way Disposal. Best Way provides large gray two-wheeled carts for weekly collection. Place the cart at the curbside no earlier than 5 pm the night before collection, and please bring the cart in by 11 am the morning following collection.

Oversized Item Collection

If you need the removal of oversized items that cannot be collected with regular rubbish collection. Please contact the City of St. Joseph at 269.983.6341 to schedule.

Recycling Collection Schedule

Your recycling day is every other week on the same day as your trash day. Place your bin by 7 am at the curb on one side of your driveway. Place your garbage can on the other side of your driveway. This will ensure that recyclables are not confused with the garbage.

Holiday Schedule Information

If a holiday falls on your collection day, your items will be picked up on the following day. The following holidays will be observed:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

On weeks with a holiday occurring Monday through Thursday, your pick-up day will be delayed One Day after the holiday, with Thursday’s route serviced on Friday.