Rubbish Pit

Rubbish Pits

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


  • Sandidge Rubbish Pit: 5255 West Sandidge Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654
  • Starlanding Rubbish Pit:  9353 Star Landing Road West, Lake Cormorant, MS 38671

Acceptable Materials

The Rubbish Pit is for disposal of:

  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Leaves
  • Limbs
  • Non-household garbage
  • Tires

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


  • Monday - Friday 7:00AM to 4:30PM 
  • Saturday 7:00AM to Noon

Holiday Hours

  • Christmas Eve: 7:30-2:30
  • Thanksgiving: Closed
  • Christmas: Closed
  • Saturday, December 26th: 7:30 am to Noon
  • New Years Eve: 7:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • New Years Day: Closed
  • Saturday, January 2nd: 7:30 am to Noon


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