Recycling changes in Moscow Mills

RecyclingHousehold curbside recycling will be easier for the residents of Moscow Mills. Beginning in 2021, residents will have curbside single-stream recycling. Collections will begin on January 6, 2021.

For participating residents, the current recycling cart will be re-labeled with the new recycling information on Wednesday, December 30 during regular collections. Residents who are ready to opt-in to recycling can contact the City of Moscow Mills to request a recycling cart at (636) 356-4220.

Acceptable for curbside single-stream recycling:

  • Plastics (#1 and #2)
  • Aluminum & steel cans
  • Mixed paper – (newspaper, magazines, junk mail, office paper, etc.)
  • Tissue boxes; cereal boxes; other clean fiberboard items, and corrugated cardboard (flattened with tape removed)


  • Items must be clean, with non-paper items rinsed.
  • Soiled or food-contaminated items (like greasy pizza boxes) should be placed in the non-recyclable garbage.
  • Glass and plastic bags, or plastic film, are not acceptable as they are common contaminants in the recycling stream
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