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City of Mount Vernon *

The City of Mt. Vernon has partnered with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. to provide collection of recycling and yard/food waste for all residents, multifamily complexes and businesses. Garbage collection for all residents and businesses is provided by the City.

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Collection Information

Garbage Collection

Garbage collection is provided weekly by the City of Mt. Vernon.


Email - City of Mount Vernon
360-336-6218 (M-F 8 AM - 5 PM)
City of Mt. Vernon Solid Waste Division

Recycling and Food/Yard waste
Link - Collection Calendar
Waste Management provides every other week collection of recycling.

Yard/food waste collection is weekly March - November and every other week December, January and February.


Email - Waste Management Customer Service
1-800-592-9995 (M-F 7 AM - 7 PM, SAT 9 AM - 1 PM)

Collection Calendar

Missed Collection?

Holiday Schedule

Collection is delayed one business day if your regular collection day falls on New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veterans Day or Christmas.

Thanksgiving: Thursday collection will be serviced one day early on Wednesday. Friday collection will be serviced on the following Monday.

Service Alerts - Click Here

Recycling and
Food/Yard Waste Information
What Can I Recycle?

Link - Recycling Guidelines
What Goes in my Food/Yard Cart?

WM Green Yard Waste Cart

What goes in my Garbage?

Link - Collection Guidelines - Acrobat Format

Collection Guide
(Acrobat Format)

Waste Reduction Tips

Learn how to save money and protect the environment by reducing food waste

Learn how to save money and protect the environment by reducing food waste

Click Here

WMeConnect - Click Here

Recycling 101

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Watch the Video

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