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Waste Management

The City of Tontitown has updated the residential waste hauling services provided to citizens by Waste Management. There are now new waste and recycling collection processes, as well as billing changes. Read below for more information.


When do I put my carts out for weekly curbside pickup?

Wheel your carts to the street and place them curbside by 6 a.m. on your collection day. Do not overload carts; the lids must close completely. Overage fees may apply to overfilled carts. Make sure that all trash and debris is in the cart. Garbage or waste left beside carts may not be collected.

What items do NOT go into the trash?

The following hazardous household waste items should NOT be treated as everyday garbage and should NOT be disposed of curbside, in your totes, bins or carts:

  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Paint and paint cans
  • Used motor oil and filters
  • Prescription medications
What items can I put into the trash?

The following items are included in everyday trash. These items can be placed in your curbside totes, bins, cans or containers.

  • Diapers
  • Disposable razors
  • Cactus and palm branches
  • Cat litter and pet feces
  • Glassware and ceramic dishes/cups
  • Hoses and wire
  • Juice boxes/pouches
  • Non-fluorescent light bulbs
  • Sheet glass (windows, mirrors, etc.)
  • Foam cups or packing materials
  • Treated wood (painted, stained, etc.)
What items and materials are recyclable?

Generally, the items below can be placed in your curbside recycling containers, bins or totes. These items should be clean and loose — remove from any additional packaging and do not bag them.

  • All plastics #1-7 (except foam cups or packing materials)
  • Aluminum foil products (cans, baking tins and foil)
  • Paper bags
  • Cardboard
  • Clean paper
  • Glass containers
  • Scrap metal (cookie sheets, utensils)
What items and materials are not recyclable?

Non-recyclable materials should be placed in your standard trash receptacles. Be certain that your trash cans, containers, bins or carts are not overloaded and that their lids can close all the way. Additional fees may apply for overfilled containers.

  • Plastic bags (these can often be returned to a local grocery store)
  • Ceramic dishes, cups and glassware
  • Juice boxes/juice pouches
  • Foam cups or packing materials
  • Windows, mirrors, sheet glass

WM provides drop-off locations across the United States and in Canada. Visit one of these locations to dispose of extra-large or bulky non-recyclable items in a proper and responsible manner. Bulky items are those that are too big or heavy for your regular trash container or bin.

What items can never be placed curbside, as trash or recycling?

Some items are too hazardous for recycling or disposal in a landfill. Paint, stain, varnish, thinner and adhesives

  • Automotive products such as old fuel, anti-freeze, brake fluid, motor oil and oil filters
  • Household cleaners with ammonia or bleach
  • Aerosol cans
  • Fluorescent light bulbs and lamps
  • Computer equipment
  • Dead animals
  • Garden products including pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers
  • Propane tanks and fire extinguishers
  • Pool or photographic chemicals
  • Thermostats, thermometers and other items containing mercury
  • Expired prescriptions and non-prescription medications (no controlled substances)
  • Sharps (syringes, needles, etc.)*
  • Ammunitions, firearms**


Bulky Waste Collection: WM shall provide a monthly bulky waste collection service to residential customers. Customers may place 1 bulky waste item curbside for collection each month. Bulky waste will be collected on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Yellow Bag Program: Residents that meet the requirements of the yellow bag program shall be allowed to place waste in yellow bags curbside for collection. Please contact the City at 479-361-2700 for more information on this program.

Disabled Carryout Service: Waste Management, at no additional cost, shall provide a special collection service to residents that the City has determined are qualified as disabled and unable to roll their cart to the curb. In order to qualify, no able-bodies person capable of rolling the cart to the curb can be living in the residents. Waste and/or recyclables carts will need to be placed outside the customers garage or carport where the cart is visible from the street. If you believe you could benefit from this program and would like to get signed up please contact the city at 479-361-2700

Complaints: if you are needing to make a complaint or need to report a missed trash pick up please contact the city at 479-361-2700

For more information, please visit the Waste Management website.


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Angela Russell – Mayor
Jamie Malone -  Administrative Assistant to the Mayor
Luann Jenison - City Administration  /  HR

Tontitown City Administration Building & City Hall

Open from 8:00 am till 4:30 pm. Offices Located in this building are Administration, Accounting, Building, Planning, and Public Works Department.

Located at:
235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Tontitown AR  72762
(Located in Tontitown next to the Park)
Mailing Address:
PO Box 305, Tontitown AR  72770

Tontitown Water Utility
Mailing Address: PO Box 127, Tontitown AR 72770
Physical Address: 201 E Henri de Tonti Blvd, Tontitown AR 72762

Tontitown City Administration Building

235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Tontitown AR  72762
Mailing Address:
PO Box 305, Tontitown AR  72770


Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

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