Department Head
Randy Allen

Department Address
1121 South Second Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83201
208-234-6192

Sanitation Office Hours

Mon-Fri 7 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 10 am
 
 
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SANITATION DEPARTMENT MISSION
 

The Pocatello Sanitation department is responsible for solid waste collection and disposal, as well as issuing regulations for services provided. The daily collection for residential and commercial customers in Pocatello is approximately 143 tons which is disposed of at the Bannock County Landfill located south of Pocatello. The Sanitation department provides each home with a 96-gallon refuse cart for weekly pickup service, and provides other recycling and roll off services for residential and commercial customers.


The Sanitation department and maintenance facility is located at 1121 South Second Avenue. To contact the department by telephone call (208) 234-6192. Office hours Monday through Friday (as of June 1, 2011) are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

 
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 COMPOST HAPPENS PROGRAM

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department in partnership with The Bannock County Landfill and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality will be running the COMPOST HAPPENS yard waste only composting program from April 2, 2014 to November 26, 2014. The yard waste will be collected every Wednesday from April thru the end of November for a $5.00 monthly charge (April thru November). Yard waste carts must be out at the curb for collection by 7:00 a.m. to insure collection. If you are interested in the program, please contact the Sanitation Department at 234-6192. Currently the program is full but a waiting list is being set up for possible cancellations.

   
 
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