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Purchase special trash bags for the extra refuse. Please stop in the Finance Department at City Hall or at the Saint Peter Arrow Hardware & Paint store and they'll gladly sell you some extra bags that you can put out next to your curbie. These special refuse bags include the cost of disposal and are available in two sizes:
Or you can contact any licensed hauler to obtain information on cost and for a special pickup.
If you consistently have too much garbage you can change refuse service. There is a $5 charge to change curbie size. If you already have a 90 gallon curbie you may be interested in a second curbie. Please contact the Finance Department at 507-934-0664 to change your refuse service.
Most of the time when a resident's garbage is not picked up, one of the following has occurred:
Recycling is collected on your refuse collection day but not at the same time. Recycling is collected every other week. Check your calendar for recycling dates. Call 507-934-0664 if needed.
View our Service Collection Days page for further information.
We want to remind everyone that the lid on your curbie (cart) must close or the driver will not take the excess garbage. Our costs are designed so that everyone pays for refuse collection based on volume. If you put out more refuse than your curbie holds, the City must pay more. That's not fair to our customers.
If you have extra refuse, please stop in the Finance Department, City Hall or at the Saint Peter Arrow Hardware & Paint store and they will gladly sell you some extra bags that you can put out next to your curbie. These special bags include the cost of disposal and that makes it fair for everyone. You also can contact our waste hauler directly to make arrangements for a special pickup if would prefer.