When are trash and recycling picked up?
The city contracts with Paul's Industrial Garage (PIG) from Hager City to collect trash and recycling for city residents. Trash and recycling are collected from each residence once per week. One route is on Wednesday and one route is on Thursday (see map). Guidelines Please place all garbage materials in your garbage cart, and all recycling materials in you cart with the yellow top. All garbage and recycling carts are distributed by the city.

Please have you containers out for collection by 6 a.m. the day of your scheduled pickup.

Recycling Acceptable Items
  • Plastics (#1 - #7) Envelopes (business and manila)
  • Cereal/Detergent boxes
  • Computer paper
  • File folders
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines/Telephone books
  • Newspaper Sticky notes
  • Aluminum/Steel/Tin cans
  • Alcohol bottles
  • Food/Glass jars
  • Soda/Juice bottles
  • Ketchup bottles
  • Paper milk/juice cartons
  • Cardboard and paper bags (flattened)
Unacceptable Items
  • Auto/Mirror or tinted glass
  • Carbon paper
  • Carpeting
  • Clothing Hazardous waste (contact MMSD)
  • Disposable diapers
  • Light bulbs
  • Metal or steel objects (nails, hangers)
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Wax coated products
  • Rubber material
  • Toys
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins or facial tissue

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