City of Mount Vernon *The City of Mt. Vernon has partnered with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. to provide collection of recycling and yard/food waste for all residents, multifamily complexes and businesses. Garbage collection for all residents and businesses is provided by the City.
* Information below applies only to service inside the City Limits
new billing process - June 1, 2021
The City of Mount Vernon is increasing efficiency and customer care by approving a new agreement with Waste Management (WM) to continue providing recycling and yard/food waste services. WM will now send recycling bills directly to residents. This will increase efficiency and customer care.
Here's what you need to know:
There will be no changes in your scheduled collection service. Please continue to place carts at the curb on your regular service day.
Garbage collection is provided weekly by the City of Mt. Vernon.
Email - City of Mount Vernon
360-336-6218 (M-F 8 AM - 5 PM)
City of Mt. Vernon Solid Waste Division
Recycling and Food/Yard waste
Waste Management provides every other week collection of recycling.
Yard/food waste collection is weekly March - November and every other week December, January and February.
Email - Waste Management Customer Service
1-800-592-9995 (M-F 7 AM - 7 PM, SAT 9 AM - 1 PM)
Collection is delayed one business day if your regular collection day falls on New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veterans Day or Christmas.
Thanksgiving: Thursday collection will be serviced one day early on Wednesday. Friday collection will be serviced on the following Monday.