Frequently Asked Questions

Who are you?

Ava’s Waste Removal is a family-owned trash, recycling, and waste removal company in operation since October of 2015. Named after our daughter, we service the Bloomington, Ellettsville, and surrounding Monroe County area and provide fast and effective waste removal.

When Does My Trash Need to be Out on the Curb?

Since we come very early in the morning, make sure to get it out the night before your trash day.

Can you do extra pickups?

Yes! Call us at (812) 327-2302 to discuss what you need and how much it will cost.

Do you pick up on holidays?

We pick up every day of the year except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and days of extreme weather.

What size are your trash containers?

Residential Services are offered a 96-gallon can:
Height- 41 1/4”, Width- 29 3/8”, Depth- 33 7/8”

Are there things you don’t accept with trash and recycling?

You can check out our trash and recycling pages for a full list of what we do and don’t collect.

I have a large item that needs to be removed. Will you take it for me?

Yes! Call us at (812) 327-2302 to discuss what you have and how much it will cost.

What is the best way to pay?

We are flexible and have many payment options! You can sign up for auto pay, you can pay your bill online, or you can send us a check!

How do I set up AutoPay?

Go to to set it up! AutoPay is fast and easy - we highly recommend it!

If I have any other questions, how should I reach you?

We’re easy to contact. We are available during business hours at (812) 327-2302, or you can email us at or find us on Facebook.