Recycling

Free Curbside Recycling Service


The City of Creve Coeur provides free curbside recycling services to residents of single-family homes and participating condominiums. Each single-family home in the city has received a 65-gallon recycling toter free of charge. All recyclable items may be commingled in the toter. Call Public Works at (314) 872-2533 with any questions.

Other Recycling Options


St. Louis County provides a list of locations where electronics and batteries can be dropped off for recycling throughout St. Louis County. For recycling of items not listed in the Acceptable Materials section below, please review the recycling information published by St. Louis County.

Pick-Up Day


Republic Services collects the recyclable materials and delivers them for sorting to their recycling facility in Hazelwood. All recyclable items may be placed in the recycling toter. Place the toter at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the same days as your trash pick-up day. Please note, many items which are considered "recyclable" are not part of the curbside recycling program. Access information on how to dispose of or recycle items such as batteries, paints, construction materials and electronics.

Acceptable Materials


  • #1 to #5 and #7 plastic
  • Aerosol cans
  • Aluminum cans - Don't Crush!
  • Catalogs
  • Chipboard

Unacceptable Materials


  • #6 plastic
  • Herbicide containers
  • Insecticide containers
  • Clean aluminum foil
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Gift wrap
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Junk mail


  • Motor oil containers
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic sheets
  • Newspapers
  • Paperback books
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books
  • Steel cans


  • Styrofoam