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Sanitation employees provide important services to Evanston. We encourage communication between city crews and the public. If you notice something that Sanitation employees can do to make Evanston a better place to live, please tell us.

City ordinance requires that all residential units be serviced by the city. city ordinance does allow private refuse collections for commercial and industrial units. Sanitation employees primary responsibilities are:

  • Picking up community refuse
  • Transporting refuse to the Uinta County landfill
  • Operating the large collection trucks
  • Delivering and maintaining refuse containers

Refuse Collection Tips

Evanston's automated collection system is a cost effective and efficient way to collect refuse. Tips for making the process work smoothly include:

  • Keeping access to containers clear
  • Placing all refuse in the container
  • Bagging refuse before placing it in the containers
  • Working together we can keep our neighborhoods looking clean and beautiful

Holiday Sanitation Collection Schedule

City observed holiday schedules for our Sanitation Department will be posted on the Home Page of our City of Evanston website. If you have any questions, please call Public Works at 307-783-6450. In an emergency, please contact the Dispatch Center at 307-783-1000. 


Below is a list of the City of Evanston observed holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day, July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Environmental Services