DeSoto County residents have access to three Rubbish Pits for the disposal of non-household trash and rubbish. Each citizen can make up to four free visits to a Rubbish Pit per calendar month.


  • DeSoto County Rubbish Pit: 5255 West Sandidge Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654
  • Starlanding Rubbish Pit (Privately Operated): 9353 Starlanding Road West, Lake Cormorant, MS 38671 (Closed on Saturdays)
  • Railroad Ave. Rubbish Pit (Privately Operated): 11250 Old Hwy 178, Olive Branch, MS 38654 (Closed on Saturdays)

Acceptable Materials

The Rubbish Pit is for disposal of:

  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Leaves
  • Limbs
  • Renovation debris
  • Non-household garbage

Additional Services at Sandidge Rubbish Pit only:

  • Tires (Limit of 25 tires per month – No Commercial Vendors )
  • E-waste & TV Recycling 

NOTE: The Rubbish Pit cannot accept household garbage, food containers, or batteries.


  • Monday – Friday 7:00AM to 4:30PM 
  • Saturday 7:00AM to 2PM


The DeSoto County Rubbish Pit can be reached at 662-895-9705 during normal business hours.

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