Garbage and Recycling

Garbage

The City of Elk River arranges for the collection of residential refuse, recycling, and organics. Under the current program, the city is divided into two collection districts. Each district is served by either Republic Services or Randy’s Sanitation. More information on Elk River's garbage collection services can be found here. Wondering about cart placement, or what to do if you've been missed on your collection day? Click here for more information.

Recycling          

The City of Elk River provides every-other-week single stream recycling service.Your collection week depends on where you live in the city and your haulers route. The City of Elk River also provides other recycling opportunities as well as a list of local recyclers. For more information on Elk River's recycling services, please click here. Wondering about cart placement, what to do if you've been missed on your collection day, or what items are able to be recycled and what aren't? Click here for more information.

Organics Recycling/Compost               

The City of Elk River provides organic food waste recycling curbside service. Blue Bag Organics provides collection for any City of Elk River resident who wishes to participate. Please click here for more information.

Sherburne County Household Hazardous Waste Events

Dispose of household chemicals, paint, cleaners, batteries and more at the county's numerous events. These events are free to all Sherburne County residents (I.D. required).  Click here for upcoming event information, and to view a list of accepted items. More information is also available on the Sherburne County website