City of Ocean Springs

    Debris Pick-up Information

    Department of Public Works

    Contact Information and Hours of Operation:

    •  6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday

    •  6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Friday

    •  7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday – dumpsters only

    • City of Ocean Springs residents are asked to refrain from dumping within 30 minutes prior to the close of business.  This is for the safety of the residents and Public Works employees.  Residents may be asked to show their identification for address verification.

    • (228) 875-3955, ospublicworks@oceansprings-ms.gov

      Debris Pick-Up Information:

      INCLUDEDItems:

    • Furniture and other miscellaneous household items (i.e., washer, dryer, tv, small appliances)

    • Tree trimmings

    • Hedge Cuttings

    • Shrubbery

    • Hardenedlatex paint (no other paint acceptable)

    • Leaves and small weeds, etc (must be bagged)

    EXCLUDEDItems:

    • Hazardous Waste

    • Biomedical Waste

    • Whole Trees

    • Car Batteries

    • Dead Animals

    • Tires/Auto Parts

    • Plaster

    • Roofing

    • Concrete

    • Bricks

    • And any other substances resulting from construction, repairs and remodeling of any building on private property

    • Contractor, landscaper or "yard man” debris (a contractor is defined as a person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job.

    • Refrigerators and freezers

       

    Please note:

    • Items that do not conform to the above requirements will not be collected by the City and shall be the responsibility of the property owner or contractor to be removed

    • Debris should not under any circumstance line a street or right-of-way

    • In most cases, Public Works will pick up debris the day after your regularly scheduled garbage pick-up

    • Please keep in mind that holidays and unforeseen circumstances can effect debris pickup schedules without prior notice

    • In most cases the garbage contractor will take BAGGED trimmings if placed ADJACENT to your garbage on your regularly scheduled garbage pickup day

    • Public Works will not pick up behind contractors or personal construction.  In addition, contractors are notallowed to dump at the Public Works complex

    • Please do not place debris on drain inlets, near fire hydrants, underneath power lines or near transformers

    Alternative options for disposal:

    List of Private Landfills (fees may apply):

    • Applewhites (Gautier, MS) 228-497-4130

       

    • Macland Ash (Moss Point, MS) 228-475-9747 or 228-475-9750

       

    • Talleys (Vancleave, MS)  228-818-5393