The Public Services Department is responsible for solid waste control throughout the City of Marion. The collection of solid waste, recycling, and yard waste from all designated residential dwellings within Marion is performed by staff within the department. Collection of solid waste and recycling from commercial and designated multi-family dwellings are performed by commercial solid waste haulers that are licensed to haul within the City of Marion.
The Public Services Department maintains a holiday collection schedule to coincide with scheduled holidays. The 2017 holiday collection schedule for garbage and recycling is as follows: