Trash Rates & Containers


The City shall charge the owner or occupant of each occupied residence within the City for collection and disposal of residential refuse according to the following schedule:

Within City of South Bend Limits

  • Family dwellings:
    • One-family dwelling: $12.48 per month
      • Senior rate: $7.49 per month
    • Two-family dwelling*: $19.57 per month
    • Three-family dwelling*: $26.66 per month
    • Four-family dwelling*: $33.76 per month
  • Commercial: $16.22

*With one water meter

Outside City of South Bend Limits

  • Residential Outside City Limits: $16.22 per month
  • Residential Outside City Limits Senior rate: $9.36 per month

Trash Containers

  • Additional City trash containers are available for a one (1) year lease at $7.09 each per month, in addition to the base rate.
  • Call 311 or 574-233-0311 to order an additional trash container.

Yard Waste Container Information

Yard Waste Containers are billed April-November, $2.00 monthly, for a total of $16.00 per year.