Yard Waste Collection
The week of November 26 was the end of the season for collection of bags and bundles of yard waste. YW/O (Yard Waste & Organic) carts will continue to be emptied during the winter starting the week of December 3 and every-other-week after that (on regular service day), see schedule. YW/O carts will be emptied in the alley, for all properties that have one, during the winter (December through March). If it is impossible to put your cart in the alley, please call the Public Works Department at 763-706-3700.
New Five-Year Refuse Contract
The City Council approved a new refuse contract effective January 1, 2018. The 5-year contract was awarded to Waste Management. The City also included additional recycling services and RBMPs (Recycling Best Management Practices) in the contract for bulk recycling (furniture, mattresses, carpet), unlimited every other week single-sort recycling, and organics comingled in the yard waste cart on the curb. All other services in the contract remain the same. The City now owns all carts in the field.
Waste Management customer service number is 1-888-960-0008 or email WIMNCSC@wm.com.
The 2018 Refuse Collection Schedule is posted on the website.