Pickup days are based on the quadrant you live in. This is the directional (NW, NE, SW, SE) that comes before your street name, given to you by the US Postal Service.
The SW section of the county will receive household garbage service on Tuesday’s and Friday’s. Yard waste will be collected on the 1st Wednesday of each month.
NW, NE and SE will receive household garbage service on Monday’s and Thursday’s. Yard waste will be collected on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Womack Sanitation began picking up residential household garbage on January 2, 2006 for all homes located on county-maintained roads and for those homes on private roads where it has been deemed safe to travel and where Womack Sanitation has received written permission from at least one home owner on that private road.
Residential pick-up will occur twice per week, between the hours of 6:00 am and 7:00 pm. Please have your trash out by 6am. as we may change routes around to be more efficient.
Desoto County Ordinance 2006-35 Article II Section 4.3.2
Quantity of pick-up per service day is limited to 2 (32 gallon max.) garbage bags or cans. They may weigh no more than 40 lbs. This is a total of four bags per week. All bags or cans should be placed at curbside which is defined as no more than 4 feet from the driving surface of the road. Please do not block mailboxes. Garbage bags should be heavy duty plastic and securely tied. If garbage cans are used, they should have two external handles and secure watertight lids. NO DRUMS OR BARRELS ALLOWED! NO CARTS ALLOWED!
Yard trash, such as tree and shrub trimmings, palm fronds, grass clippings, and small tree branches will be picked up once a month on a Wednesday. If your garbage days are Mon./Thur., then your yard debris day will be the 3rd Wednesday of the month. If your garbage days are Tues./Fri., then your yard debris day will be the 1st Wednesday of the month. It must be bundled in 4ft. lengths with a 40lb. per bundle limit, or canned. NO BAGS! Each household is allowed 2 bundles or cans per month. Yard waste resulting from paid landscaping services is excluded from yard trash pickup. Yard waste piled along side the road that is not bundled will not be collected.
No collection will occur on County observed Holidays since the county landfill is closed. If your pick-up day falls on a county observed holiday, you will be allowed 4 bags or cans on your next regularly scheduled collection day.