The City of Williams provides weekly curbside refuse collection and recycling. 

Residential Service

Residential - Trash Pickup Changes

The City provides residential customers with a 95-gallon container that has a serial number which is assigned to the property owner’s water meter. Containers are picked up once per week and must be placed at the curbside or alley on collection day by 7:00 a.m., and removed by the end of the day; Commercial accounts pick up start at 6:00 a.m, (Trash cans on trash day - Recycle cans on Recycle days), place front of can towards the street. If there is a problem with pickup it must be resolved immediately on same day, transfer station will review camera of location with issues, and possibly charge a small fee for return pick up if necessary.

All new accounts must call City Hall to set-up.

Transfer Station

The City of Williams Transfer Station is located at Airport Road and Frank Way. Entrance is from Airport Road; exit is eastward toward the City Shop. The Transfer Station is open from Monday thru Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Effective 7/20/2020 we will also be open on Monday's. Items accepted include: household garbage, construction debris, brush, furniture, Glass bottles & Containers, appliances that contain CFC's (freon - $35), Tires (off rim $3/ea.) appliances and yard waste. Items that are NOT accepted at the Transfer Station include: household hazardous waste (pesticides, turpentine, etc.); paint; anything containing asbestos; car batteries; any toxic or hazardous material. For any questions regarding the Transfer Station please call 928-635-9108.


City of Williams Recycling

Cardboard - Empty and flattened boxes. Please remove and discard styrofoam, packing peanuts and or plastic wrap before placing cardboard in recycling bin.

Paper - Magazines, newspaper, catalogs, white paper, color paper, strip cut shred paper, letters and junk mail. Please bag shredded paper in clear plastic bags. Cross cut shreded paper is not accepted.

Steel & Aluminum - Steel, tin and aluminum cans. Empty and clean paint and dry aerosol cans.

Paperboard - Dry food boxes such as cereal, cake mix, cracker, beer and soda carriers, clean pizza boxes, shoe and shirt boxes. No waxed paperboard like frozen food boxes, produce, milk and juice boxes should be recycled.

Plastics - All rigid plastics #1 thru #7. These include all soda bottles, detergent, water, shampoo bottles, milk jugs, other plastic food containers and all lids (remove lids from bottles & place in bin separately). No plastic bags, plastic wrap or styrofoam.

GLASS & Ash (Free dump). Please do not mix glass with other recyclables. A glass recycle receptacle is available outside the transfer station gates on Rodeo Road. Glass can also be dropped off at the Material Recovery Facility, 1800 E. Butler Ave. in Flagstaff. Glass recycling bins are available at various locations in Flagstaff. For a complete list of locations for glass recycling visit recycle

A printable version of this list is available for download here.

Call 635-9108 for more information.

For new account setup call 928-635-4451 x200.

Large Appliance Removal:

What Can You Recycle?


Commercial Transfer Station Agreement

Sanitation Holiday Schedule (Closed): 

Jan. 1st 2021 (Friday) New Years 
Jan. 18th 2021 (Monday) Martin Luther King
Feb. 15th 2020 (Sat) President's Day
May 23rd 2010 (Sat) Memorial Day
July 4th 2020 (Sat) Independence Day
Sept. 5th 2020 (Sat) Labor Day - Transfer Station Closed Sat & Mon
Oct. 10th 2020 (Sat) Columbus Day - Transfer Station Closed Sat & Mon
Nov. 11th 2020 (Wed) Veteran Day
Nov. 26th &27th 2020 (Thur/Fri) Thanksgiving
Dec. 25th 2020 (Fri) Christmas

We may also be closed during storms that affect electricity and access to Transfer Station


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