Containers

Residential Containers


The City of Phillipsburg will provide each residence with one poly-kart to put waste in. Waste may be put in bags, however, all bags must be put in the poly-kart. Poly-karts may not be overloaded and the lid must be able to be completely closed. Those needing more than one poly-kart will be charged an additional fee per kart. Those residential customers who have special needs and require assistance moving the poly-kart to the street for pickup should notify the city office at (785) 543-5234.

City Code does require the poly-karts to be kept out of the front yard and off city right of way, except on the day of the pickup. It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to deposit waste in a poly-kart or dumpster, other than their own, with the intent of avoiding payment of solid waste charges.

Business Containers

Businesses must use either a poly-kart or a city-approved dumpster for solid waste collection. The City of Phillipsburg will provide a business with one poly-kart to put wast in. Waste may be put in bags however all bags must be put in the poly-kart. Poly-karts may not be overloaded and the lid must be able to be completely closed.

Those needing more than one poly-kart will be charged an additional fee per poly-kart. Those businesses who with to use a dumpster must purchase the dumpster. One dumpster will be allowed for the regular monthly fee and must not be overloaded. Dumpster lids must close. Those needing additional dumpsters will be charged an additional fee per dumpster. Dumpsters must be accessible to the solid waste truck. It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to deposit waste in a poly-kart or dumpster, other than their own, with the intent of avoiding payment of solid waste charges.