Recycling & Trash Services
Republic Services of Idaho provides trash and recycling collection in the City of Eagle. To start, stop, or modify trash collection at your address, please call Republic Services at (208) 345-1265 or visit the Republic Services Website.
Republic Services offers Senior and Military Discounts. Call (208) 345-1265 to sign up.
Curbside Trash and Recycling Collection
Trash and recycling must be set out by 7 a.m. with the lids closed. Place carts 3ft. from other carts and objects (fire hydrants, mailboxes, cars, utility poles) with the handle towards the house. Make sure carts are in a safe and accessible location with 14’ of overhead clearance. Do not block sidewalks. All containers must be removed from the curbside within 24 hours. Recycling pick-up occurs on your trash day, every other week. Eagle takes part in the Hefty Orange Energy Bag Program. This program is optional, if you choose to participate, tie the bag and place it in your recycle cart. Click here for more information on the Energy Bags.
Republic Services observes the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day During holiday weeks, if your normal collection day falls on or after the holiday, your collection will be delayed by one day. Holidays falling on the weekend will not delay collection
How do I sort my recyclables?
In the Blue Recycling Cart
- Cardboard boxes (broken down to fit in cart)
- Frozen food & cereal boxes (no liners)
- Construction paper Envelopes (cellophane window ok)
- Office waste paper (any color)
- Magazines & catalogs
- Computer & fax paper
- Phone books Newspapers
- Paper bags Junk mail
- Bottles and Jugs. Must be marked with #1 or #2 recycling symbol
- Aluminum, steel, tin, and aerosol cans (must be empty and labels are okay)
In the Hefty Orange Energy Bag
- Plastics with #4-#7
- Plastic bags
- Plastic caps and lids
- Dairy tubs
- Plastic flatware
- Plastic packaging
- Plastic cups (no #1)
- Chip and candy wrappers
- Plastic pouches
- Air packs
- Plastic Tubes
- Deodorant tubes.
This program is optional, if you do not participate, place the above items in the trash.
Do Not Recycle in the Blue Cart/Energy Bag
- Lightweight water bottles
- Soft or flimsy plastics
- Food waste
- Yard waste
- Hazardous waste and containers
- Food contaminated paper (pizza boxes, plates, coffee cups)
- Wax coated cardboard
- Milk and juice paper cartons
- Tissues, napkins, and paper towels
A glass drop off site is located in the parking lot south of the Eagle Public Library (100 N. Stierman Way, Eagle). It is free of charge. Please only place bottles and jars in the glass recycling container. No mirrors, windows, Pyrex, dishes, tanks, lights, or ceramics. Cardboard, bags, lids, corks, and garbage are also not allowed at the glass site.
Glass cannot go in the blue recycling carts because it breaks and creates a hazard for the sorting staff at the recycling center. Glass can go in bags in your trash cart.
Household Hazardous Waste
All hazardous materials should be taken to the Hazardous Waste collection site located at the West Eagle Park and Ride near the intersection of State and Ballantyne (1890 W State Street, Eagle). This site is open quarterly from noon-7pm on the 2nd Wednesday of January, April, July, and October. The following materials will be accepted: fluorescent, tubes, CFL bulbs, paint, stain, varnish, computer monitors, televisions, vehicle batteries, gasoline, oil, pesticides, and herbicides. For more information on hazardous waste call (208) 577-4736.
Yard Waste and Compost Collection
Republic Services offers year-round yard waste and compost collection. Residents can opt-in to the program for an additional fee. Call Republic Services at (208) 345-1265 to start service.
Leaves will be collected the first four full weeks of November. Leaves will be ground and used as a soil amendment. Leaves must be contained in large compostable paper leaf bags that will be collected on the same day as your trash.
In the fall the City of Eagle offers a free bundle of 5 leaf bags to Eagle residents. You can bring in a canned or non-perish food donation to City Hall, and exchange it for a bundle of leaf bags. Donations go to the Eagle Food Bank. One bundle of leaf bags per household, while supplies last. Click here for the full 2021 fall leaf recycling and leaf bag exchange information.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Christmas trees are recycled the first full week after Christmas, and the first full week in January. Cut trees and branches into 4 ft. pieces and place curbside on your collection day. Trees must be stripped of all lights, ornaments, tinsel, and stands. Flocked trees will not be recycled. This service is for natural (non-plastic) trees only.
Unlimited Trash Collection Weeks
Unlimited trash service is available for all residents:
- The week after Christmas
- During Spring Clean-Up, which occurs the first full week of March
Free pick-up of bulky items and non-Freon appliances is available during Spring Clean-Up. You must call to schedule service (208) 345-1265.
Bulky Waste & Appliances
Republic Services provides appliance, furniture, and other large item collection for an additional fee. Bulky items must be outside and visible to the driver on trash day. To arrange for a special pick-up call (208) 345-1265.
Customers who qualify under the American with Disabilities Act may receive free carry-out service. Other customers may sign up for carry-out service for an extra monthly charge. To order carry-out service call (208) 345-1265.