Beginning Thursday, December 1st, the DeSoto County rubbish pit will be open from 7 a.m. to Noon on SATURDAYS through the winter season. (Until April 1, 2017)
The rubbish pit is for disposal of non-household garbage, leaves, limbs, furniture, appliances, and tires.
DeSoto County does not have a landfill, but non-household garbage can be taken to the rubbish pit at 5255 West Sandidge Road in Olive Branch. The rubbish pit is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm and 7:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday (winter hours are 7:00am to 4:30 Monday through Friday and 7:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday). The rubbish pit is closed on Sunday. The rubbish pit cannot accept household garbage, food containers or batteries. Examples of acceptable rubbish are tree limbs, leaves, furniture, tires, and appliances. Each citizen can make four free visits to the Rubbish Pit per month.
The rubbish pit can be reached at (662) 895-9705 during normal business hours.