Free Load Coupons Distributed in March
To help jump start your spring cleaning efforts, the City of Pierre distributed free load coupons with the March utility mailing.
A coupon entitles each residential utility customer to the free disposal of one small trailer or pickup-size load of waste at the City’s solid waste facility. The minimum charge for garbage is $13.50 plus tax. The minimum charge for rubble is $8.40 plus tax.
“We do want to encourage our community members to clear out the junk around their yards and garages that builds up during the winter months,” said Val Keller, Solid Waste Manager. “This coupon is a just a little incentive to encourage people to keep Pierre looking clean.”
The coupons are intended for big items. Customers should continue to use garbage collection services for household waste.
The coupons are valid until November 30, 2021.
The City of Pierre’s solid waste facility processes all non-recycled solid waste collected in Pierre, Fort Pierre, Onida, Agar, Midland, Miller, Highmore, and Huron, as well as Hughes, Hand, and Hyde Counties. In total, that amounts to about 24-thousand tons of trash each year. Once baled at Pierre’s solid waste facility, that garbage is disposed at the regional landfill outside of Pierre.
The solid waste department also offers recycling programs for paint, bicycles, electronics and light bulbs and provides crushed asphalt and yard compost. For details and fee information, visit cityofpierre.org.