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Sanitation

Street and Solid Waste Manger:  Ron Allbritten
Sanitation Department Phone:  270-762-0380
Republic Services: 270-251-6001 or 270-251-6002

Welcome to the Sanitation Department website.

The City of Murray currently utilizes Republic Services to provide solid waste collection services for all residential, business and industrial customers within the Murray city limits. Per City Ordinance, the City must provide sanitation collection services to all entities within the city limits and private collectors are prohibited from conducting business within the corporate city limits.

The Sanitation Department furnishes residential customers with a 96-gallon, covered, wheeled carts that must be placed at the curb on the designated pick-up day. Exemptions are made for elderly and handicapped residents.  Please contact the Sanitation Department to apply for an exemption.

The monthly rate for residential sanitation service is $15.00 per month. Extra carts are available for an additional $10.00 per month per cart. A reduced sanitation rate of $9.00 is available for single senior citizens who live alone.

Construction "roll-off" containers measuring from 20 to 40 cubic yards are available. Dumpsters measuring 2, 4, 6 and 8 cubic yards are also available for commercial customers. Rates are customized based on volume and frequency to pick up for commercial customers.

Residential or commercial customers with inquiries regarding container sized and rates can contact the Sanitation (solid waste) Division at 270-762-0380.

Quick Facts

Monthly Residential Rate:  $15.00
Cost per ton:  $45.75
Smallest container available:  96 gallon (0.45 cubic yard)
Largest container available:  40 cubic yard

Rates are subject to change.

Please contact Republic Services for missed service, service complaints or container repairs at 270-251-6001 or 270-251-6002.

 

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