Howie’s Trash and Recycling Pickup Schedule in Manhattan, KS



Howie’s Recycling & Trash provides residential and commercial trash and recycling services in Manhattan, KS and surrounding areas. Understanding Howie’s pickup schedule, rates, and policies can help residents and businesses effectively manage waste collection.

Overview of Howie’s Trash and Recycling Service

  • Provides trash and recycling pickup for residences and businesses in Manhattan, Junction City, Wamego, and other nearby cities.

  • Recognized as the #1 professional hauler in the area.

  • Offers weekly trash collection and every-other-week recycling pickup.

  • Provides one free 96-gallon trash cart and recycling cart per customer.

Residential Trash Collection


  • Weekly pickup on your scheduled day


  • Inside city limits: $96/quarter

  • Outside city limits: $126/quarter

  • Fuel surcharge applies

Policy Highlights:

  • Up to 2 extra bags allowed outside cart at no charge

  • Additional bags over 2 are $2 per bag

  • Discounts available for auto-pay, seniors, military, first responders

Residential Curbside Recycling


  • Every other week on your scheduled trash day


  • $45/quarter plus fuel surcharge


  • No sorting required

  • No bagging – all items loose in bin

  • Unlimited number of extra bins allowed if marked for recycling

Accepted Items:

  • Plastics #1-2
  • Cans
  • Paper
  • Cardboard

Not Accepted:

  • Glass
  • Plastic #3-7

Trash and Recycling Day Lookup

Residents can confirm their scheduled pickup day:

  • On the pickup schedule page
  • By checking their pickup calendar
  • Through the Howie’s mobile app
  • By calling (785) 776-8352

Holiday Schedule

Trash and recycling pickup are delayed by one day on the following holidays:

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

If your normal pickup falls on or after a holiday in the week, it will shift by a day.

New Service Signup

To start new trash or recycling service:

  • Sign up online through the Howie’s website
  • Call 785-776-8352 to enroll
  • New customers receive 1 free trash cart and recycling cart

Changing or Stopping Service

To make account changes or cancel service, contact Howie’s directly:

Tips for Proper Waste Collection

  • Place carts out by 6am on your pickup day

  • Carts must be accessible within 5 feet of curb

  • Ensure lids are closed and do not overflow

  • Do not place unacceptable items in recycling

  • Break down cardboard boxes

By following Howie’s trash and recycling policies for Manhattan, KS, customers can ensure their waste is collected properly each week. Use the online tools and customer service for any help managing your account or service.


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