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Commercial trash is collected 24 hours per day Monday through Saturday. For businesses located near residential areas, collection hours may be limited to 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

To find out collection day(s) in your area, call Republic Services Customer Service at 208-345-1266. See the rate schedule for container and collection frequency options.

Holiday Schedules

Trash collection is delayed by one day for the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

If the holiday is observed on a weekend, no changes will occur with the collection schedule.


Service Location Design Standards Policy

All commercial properties located within the city of Boise are required to follow the policy for Solid Waste Service Location Design Standards. Boise Planning and Development Services has developed a pamphlet that provides general information on solid waste planning requirements.

Restricted and Prohibited Materials


  • Sod
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt/shingles

These materials can damage collection equipment. Customers must limit volumes of such materials unless prior arrangements are made with Republic Services.


  • Liquid waste
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Grease/fats
  • Computer monitors
  • Televisions
  • Vehicle tires and batteries
  • Used motor oil
  • Hazardous wastes, including pesticides, chemicals, paint and paint thinner

It is unlawful to dispose of these materials in the landfill.