Big Sky Community

Big Sky Community

Big Sky Trash Collection

Trash and Recycle Day:  Friday

Our commitment to cleanliness and sustainability is reflected in a efficient and organized trash collection system.

If you have more than the a than normal amount of household waste, bulk waste, or yard waste, contact us in advance and we can provide you with a quote for disposal or direct you to resources that can properly assist your disposal needs.

Household Garbage Guidelines

Household Garbage

Waste must be at the curb NO LATER THAN 7:00 am

  • Household Garbage MUST BE BAGGED.
  • Waste must be placed in 95 Gallon carts with lid closed.
  • Space Carts 3 feet Apart and 3 feet from any object.
Bulk Pickup Guidelines

Bulk Waste

Collected the 1st Friday each month with your normal trash.

  • Amount:  2 items or 2 yards of extra trash.  Extra trash must be in bags or boxes.  No loose trash will be collected.

Bulk waste includes waste not generated on a regular basis, including:

  • Furniture (couch, table, mattress (must be bagged), box spring, desk, dresser, etc.)  our trucks.
  • Refrigerators and AC Units MUST be tagged with a freon evacuation certificate issued by a licensed agent.
  • Appliances (washer, dryer, dishwasher, etc.)
  • Hot Water Heaters - Must be drained.
  • Fencing/Decking/Siding (please remove nails, cut into lengths 4' or less, and tie and bundle under 50 pounds, limit six bundles per bulk day).
  • Trampolines (broken down, please place metal with recycling if possible)
  • Basketball goals (broken down into sections 4' or shorter, no concrete in base or poles)
  • Carpeting/Flooring (please cut into lengths 4' or shorter bundled and tied under 50 pounds, limit six bundles equal a bulk item.
Yard Waste Guidelines

Yard Waste

  • Place grass clippings in cart or bags under 50 pounds
  • Branches should be placed in CLEAR, INDIVIDUAL piles measuring no larger than 3' x 3' x 3', and tied and bundled. Must be under 50 pounds.

Disposal of Needles, Sharps and Syringes

Disposal of Sharps

Needles, sharps and syringes may be disposed of in your normal trash by taking the following steps:

Secure in Containers

Seal them into a hard plastic or metal container (empty laundry detergent or bleach containers work well). Reinforce the lid with heavy-duty tape.

Label the Container

Label the container as containing needles, sharps or syringes.

Dispose of Container in Normal Trash

Please note that no loose sharps will be collected.

Unacceptable Materials Guidelines

Unacceptable Materials

Hazardous Chemicals or Waste: NEVER place hazardous chemicals or waste in your trash. Improperly disposing of chemicals is illegal. This includes but not limited to Paint, Batteries, Pool Chlorine, Poisons, Acids, Fertilizers, Tires, Automotive Fluids, Oil, Gas, Cleaning Fluids, and Bleach. You can be held responsible for equipment damage and or environmental clean-up and impact.

Items Not Accepted (No Hazardous Chemicals or Material):

  • Hazardous Material of any kind.
  • Dirt
  • Waste generated by a private contractor (remodeling, landscaping, construction)
  • Rocks
  • Motor Oil
  • Pesticides/Insecticides
  • Gasoline/Kerosene
  • Medical Waste
  • Bricks
  • Tile
  • Batteries
  • Paint (liquid)
  • Gasoline
  • Fertilizer
  • Concrete
  • Tires
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Cooking Oil
Recycle Guidelines

Do Not Bag Recycle

We will only accept the items listed in the chart below. Please call 469-60-RHINO with any questions or to see if recycling is available in your area.

  • Inspections
    Our crews must inspect inside the recycle carts to ensure only allowable items are inside. If the recycle cart has trash or other debris, the container CANNOT be serviced.
  • Cardboard
    Cardboard boxes must be broken down, bundled and tied to be collected with recycle. Boxes not broken down will be treated as trash on bulk collection weeks.