Collection Schedules

Residential Garbage Collection Schedule


  • Garbage Collection Map (PDF)
  • Monday
    University Area
    Indian Hills
  • Tuesday
    Westside
    Johnny Creek Area
  • Wednesday
    Alameda Area
    El Rancho Area
    Tuscany Hills
  • Thursday
    Northend
  • Friday
    Highland Area
    Monte Vista Area

Curbside Recycling Collection Schedule


  • Recycling Schedule (PDF)
  • Every Other Monday
    University Area
    Indian Hills
  • Every Other Tuesday
    Westside
    Johnny Creek Area
  • Every Other Wednesday
    Alameda Area
    El Rancho Area
    Tuscany Hills
  • Every Other Thursday
    Northend
  • Every Other Friday
    Highland Area
    Monte Vista Area

2017 Holiday Collection Schedule



The Sanitation Department will work all 2017 holidays with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day 2018.
Holiday 2017 Dates Changes in Collection Schedule
Annual Leaf Pickup November 13–December 1

Leaves will be collected curbside in compostable bags only. Please place leaves at the curb on your residential collection day by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.

Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23

No change Monday–Wednesday. Thursday will be picked up on Friday, and Friday will be picked up on Saturday.

Christmas Monday, December 25 No pickup on Monday. Monday’s pickup will be Tuesday; Tuesday pickup on Wednesday; Wednesday pickup on Thursday; Thursday pickup on Friday; Friday pickup on Saturday.
Christmas Overflow December 26–December 30 Overflow items will be collected that are sitting in bags or boxes by the garbage cart on the normal collection day. These items will be put into the landfill and will not be recycled. CHRISTMAS TREES WILL NOT BE COLLECTED CURBSIDE.
Christmas Tree Drop-Off Bins* December 26–January 9, 2018

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Bin Locations:
Pocatello City Hall – 911 North 7th Avenue
Rainey Park – South Arthur Avenue
Sister City Park – Pocatello Creek Road

New Year's Day January 1, 2018 No pickup on Monday. Monday’s pickup will be Tuesday; Tuesday pickup on Wednesday; Wednesday pickup on Thursday; Thursday pickup on Friday; Friday pickup on Saturday.
* Christmas trees will be collected at drop-off bins from December 26 through January 9 at City Hall, Rainey Park, and the entrance to Sister City Park. Trees will be chipped and used for ground cover or other projects throughout the year—not placed in the landfill. Please make sure no wires or strings are attached to trees placed in the bins to avoid damage to the chipper. Christmas trees will NOT be collected curbside. Christmas tree recycling is offered through a cooperation between the City of Pocatello Sanitation Department and the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department.