Solid Waste

The City of Grand Junction Solid Waste division provides automated refuse collection to all residential customers of less than eight units within city limits. Commercial refuse collection, and curbside recycling, bailing and marketing of recyclables, are also available.

The Solid Waste division is a utility enterprise, funded with a minimum fund balance of 15% of annual operating expenses. Rates and rate changes are established by resolution. The fund's existence is to provide quality refuse collection to community members at a fair price.

2022 Holiday Pick-up Schedule

There is no trash collection on major holidays. When the holiday listed below falls on a weekday, all trash collection will be delayed by one day the remainder of the week:

  • Friday, January 1 (New Year's Day)
  • Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 5 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Sunday, December 25 (Christmas)

Special Assistance

The Solid Waste division provides a special service for customers with physical disabilities. Each week, on your normal pick up day, the equipment operator will pull the automated container out to the street, empty the container and then bring the container back to it's original location.

For more information about Solid Waste programs, send us an email or call 970-244-1570.