If you're a Warrensburg resident now might be a good time to clean out your garage or basement. It's fall cleanup time in Warrensburg, and the city will be going around to collecting bigger items that you can't put out with your normal trash.

The fall city cleanup is happening for all residents east of Maguire the week of October 14, and west of Maguire the week of October 21.

Here's what you need to know:

  • Bulk items like furniture, carpeting, tree trimmings and appliances need to be placed curbside in a neat and orderly manner no later than 7AM on the Monday of your areas clean up week.
  • Bulk waste should be no more than five feet from the curb. It must also be from the premises it is in front of. It can't be from another location or it will not be picked up.
  • Bulk waste should be sorted in different piles: metal/brush/trash. Each type of material will be collected separately.
  • Do not place items in front of a vacant home or lot, they will not be picked up.
  • Bulk waste is limited to six cubic yards per collection excluding appliances.
  • Brush collection: Maximum limb diameter is six inches, limbs must be cut to four foot lengths. The size of the pile may not be larger than four feet high by fifteen feet wide and is limited to one pile per property.
  • Appliances: Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners containing Freon must be discharged and tagged by a State Authorized Specialist in order to be picked up. Doors must be removed from any appliance that presents a hazard to children.
  • Construction and demolition waste will not be accepted, although leftovers from a small weekend home improvement project are acceptable.
  • Roofing materials, tile, concrete, bricks, stones, etc, automotive body parts, engines, transmissions, batteries, tires, used oil, paint, insecticides, chemicals and hazardous waste will not be collected.
  • Tires will not be collected, they can be disposed of through local tire repair shops for a nominal fee.
  • Old computers can be recycled by e-cycle Missouri, you can get more information on how to recycle your old computers here.

For more information on the Warrensburg Citywide Fall cleanup you can click here.