Residents in the City of Jackson receive twice a week back door garbage collection. The charge for this service is $14.97 and is included on the monthly bill from Jackson Energy Authority. Household garbage must be containerized in insect and rodent proof containers, 30 gallons or less.
For this fee, residents are also entitled to pick up of trash or brush from the curb. Debris must be easily accessible by truck at the curb and without obstacles. Items prohibited from trash collection are liquid, chemical or hazardous wastes and building material.
COMMERCIAL HAND PICK UP
Businesses in the City of Jackson not generating an amount of garbage to justify a dumpster may elect to have loose garbage collected through Commercial Hand Pick Up. The charge for this service starts at $26.49 and is included on the monthly bill from Jackson Energy Authority. Collection is twice a week and does not include trash or bulky waste pick ups. Additional charges are assessed for this service dependent on the amount measured based on volume per week.
Waste Management rents dumpsters to businesses generating large amounts of garbage. Rates are set according to size of container and amount of service required. The City of Jackson Health Department bills the service on a monthly basis.
Landlords of apartments, condominiums and/or trailer courts of four (4) or more units are responsible for the dumpster payments.