Solid Waste

The Waste Paper

Annual newsletter providing the Holiday trash schedule, the leaf pick up schedule and more information regarding Solid Waste.

New Collection Program   frequently asked questions.

One (1) roll-out trash cart will now be provided to each residence eligible for the Solid Waste Services provided by the City of Burlington.  Carts have wheels, an attached lid, and allow for more efficient waste collection. You must use the City supplied cart in order for your trash to be collected.

Monthly Fee and Cart Sizes:

  • 35 Gallon - $14.25 a month/$42.75 a quarter
  • 65 Gallon - $17.50 a month/$52.50 a quarter
  • 95 Gallon - $20.75 a month/$62.25 a quarter
  • Extra 65 Gallon Cart - $8.00 more a month or $24.00 a quarter
  • Extra 95 Gallon Cart - $12.00 more a month or $36.00 a quarter

Note: The above fees already include $3.75/mo for the recycling program.

If you wish to exchange your cart size there will be a $35.00 exchange fee unless you have just moved to Burlington or have moved to a different residence, if that is the case, the exchange fee will be waived.

Cart Specifications

Capacity (Gallons)
35 Gal
65 Gal
95 Gal
Overall Depth (D) in inches
24.1 28.1 33.3
Overall Width (W) in inches
18.5 26.7 29.2
Overall Height with lid (H) in inches
37.5 41.3 43.5
Cart Dimensions
Trash Route Map
Annual City Wide Clean-Up Program 
Please click on the link to view the rules and guidelines for this program.