SOLID WASTE

Hancock County Solid Waste

 

Hancock County Solid Waste Fees Notice – October 21, 2022 – CLICK HERE

Solid Waste 

Dawn Malley 228.549.2052

New Solid Waste Collection Provider

Coastal Environmental Services Website

Coastal Environmental Services Info Sheet

Press Release

 

Garbage Fees, Policies, & New Account Application

Hancock County Solid Waste Fees & Policies

Billing
Tax Assessors Office 228.466.5791

Meetings

The Hancock County Solid Waste Authority meets every 2nd Monday of each month @ 8:30 A.M. in the Bay St. Louis Council Chambers.

598 Main Street

Bay St. Louis, MS, 39520.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. If your garbage is not picked up or you have a question about pick-up, who should I call?

Please call Dawn Malley @ 228.549.2052.

2. If I have a garbage billing question, who should I call?

Please call the Tax Assessors Office @ 228.466.5791.

3. Where can I dispose of tires?

Presently, there are 2 locations in Hancock County.

  1. North Barn: 18382 Hwy 43, Kiln, MS
  2. South Barn: 6284 Lower Bay Road, Bay St. Louis, MS

A homeowner is allowed to drop off a maximum of 25 tires per year.

4. Where can I dispose of my TV?

It is recommended to store hazardous waste until the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day if possible. The exact date of the Hancock County Household Hazardous Waste Day is announced each year.  The next Hancock County Household Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2023.

5. Where can I dispose of old furniture?

Coastal Environmental Services will accept these items. Place items at the street curb on regular bulky waste pick up days.

Bulky Waste Pick Up Schedule

6. Where can I dispose of old paint?

Old paint containers can be taken to King Landfill for disposal throughout the year. The paint containers can also be disposed of at the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day each year.  The next Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

7. Where can I dispose of old propane tanks?

Magnolia Gas accepts 5 gallon and 7.5-gallon propane tanks for recycling.

Address: 12351 Vidalia Road, Pass Christian, MS

Phone: 228.255.0175

8. Where can I dispose of my old computer and other electronics?

It is recommended to store hazardous waste until the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day if possible. The exact day of the Hancock County Household Hazardous Waste Day is announced each year.  The next Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2023.

9. Where can I dispose of my old refrigerator?

Coastal Environmental will pick-up refrigerators.

For disposal of a refrigerator, you must first have the Freon removed by a certified technician. The unit must be tagged showing the certified removal of the freon gas.

Once removed, Coastal Environmental will accept these items. Place items at the street curb on regular bulky waste pick up days.

Bulky Waste Pick Up Schedule

10. Where can I dispose of engine oil?

Most auto parts stores will accept uncontaminated oil.  These stores will not accept engine oil that is contaminated with water or other debris.

Engine oil can also be disposed of at the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day each year. The next Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

11. Where can I dispose of batteries?

Most auto parts stores will accept different size batteries.

Batteries can also be disposed of at the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day each year. The next Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

12. Where can I dispose of chemicals labeled poisonous?

Chemicals labeled poisonous can be disposed of at the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day. The next Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

13. What should I do if I am not sure whether an item is hazardous waste or not?

It is recommended to store these items until they can be recycled at the Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day. The next Hancock County Hazardous Waste Day will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023.

If you are unable to find information here concerning your item, please call the Solid Waste Resource Officer, Kerry Fraleigh at 228-363-0804 for further information and details.

14. Where are the recycling dumpsters located?

  • 3068 Longfellow Road, Bay St Louis – Famer’s Market Location
  • 688 Highway 90, Bay St Louis – Behind City Hall
  • 301 Coleman Avenue, Waveland – Behind City Hall
  • 5000 Diamondhead Drive, Diamondhead – Beside City Hall

Dumping Facility
King Landfill located at 8100 Bayou LaCroix Road (228-216-5061).

Hours of Operation: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday- Saturday

Hancock County residents providing proof of residency are allowed to bring directly to King Landfill 10 cubic yards of approved waste free each month. For proof of residency, please bring driver’s license and utility bill.  Residents will pay $6.00 for each additional cubic yard of material over the 10 cubic yards limit.

Acceptable Waste Items

  • Construction & demolition debris such as wood, metal, etc.
  • Brick, mortar, concrete, stone, and asphalt
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Natural vegetation such as tree limbs, stumps, and leaves
  • Appliances which have had the motor removed, except for refrigerators
  • Furniture
  • Plastic, glass, crockery, and metal, except containers
  • Sawdust, wood shavings, and wood chips

Prohibited Waste Items

  • Any waste listed above contaminated by a possible pollutant, such as food or chemical
  • Household garbage
  • Food or drink waste or liquids from said container
  • Industrial waste, unless specifically approved by the OPCI
  • Liquids
  • Sludges
  • Contaminated soils
  • Paint or paint buckets
  • Oil containers and chemical containers
  • Any metal, glass, plastic or paper container unless specifically approved by the OPCI
  • Fabric unless specifically approved by the OPCI

 

  • Paper wastes, unless specifically approved by the OPCI
  • Engines or motors
  • Refrigerators, freezers, or air conditioners
  • Whole tires
  • Cut or shredded tires, unless specifically approved by the OPCI
  • Batteries
  • Toxic or hazardous waste
  • Asbestos and asbestos containing material
  • Medical waste
  • Televisions, computer monitors, and microwaves
  • No electronics of any kind
  • Other waste which may have an adverse effect on the environment

King Landfill