The Environmental Services Department collects residential garbage and provides commercial dumpster service within the city. The city is divided into two collection zones to improve solid waste services for our residential customers. Collection schedules are listed below.
The City of Oxford Environmental Services Department collection routes are not picked up on the following holidays. Please refer to the City of Oxford web site (www.oxfordms.net), the Oxford Eagle or call the Environmental Services Department at 662-232-2359 for changes in pick up days due to these holidays.
- New Year’s Day
- Independence Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Recycling drop off locations are available for residential use, one at the Municipal Center (City Shop) on Molly Barr Road beside the Police Station, a second on Highway 7 South next to Fire Station #3 and also at the Recycling Center at the City of Oxford Transfer Station (Old Landfill) on County Road 321 (Pea Ridge Road). Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7am - 3pm.
City of Oxford Garbage Collection
City of Oxford residents who live north of Jackson Avenue, north of Hwy 6 West and the Rivers Hill area, garbage will be collected on Monday and Thursday.
City of Oxford residents who live south of Jackson Avenue and south of Hwy 6 West, garbage will be collected on Tuesday and Friday.
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Garbage is considered to be any waste generated from inside the home.
City of Oxford Rubbish Collection
The rubbish collection day for your home depends on what section of the city you live in. See the map below to determine the correct collection day.
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Rubbish consists of the following and should not be placed curbside except on your rubbish collection day:
- Bricks and small sections of concrete
- Grass clippings
- Metal items
- Rugs and small carpet sections
- Tree branches