Garbage & Recycling

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Republic Services provides residential garbage, recycling, bulk-item pickup and yard waste services for the City of Shakopee.

City Code 51.03 requires all single family dwellings, duplexes, triplexes and all other residential units that receive individual curbside pickup of refuse and have municipal water and sewer service to have refuse service from Republic Services. Residents are billed quarterly for these services.

Setting up Service

To set up garbage and recycling service, contact Republic Services:

Phone: (952) 941-5174 during regular business hours
Website: www.republicservices.com

If you recently purchased your property, contact Republic Services to check if your property has unpaid bills or pending assessments.

Issues with Service

If you are experiencing service issues or would like to adjust your level of service, please contact Republic Services directly at (952) 941-5174 or CSTwinCities@RepublicServices.com.

Containers

Each household receives a city-owned garbage cart and a recycling cart. Both carts have lids and wheels. Residents may choose (with rates charged accordingly):

  • 35-gallon
  • 65-gallon (standard recycling cart for townhomes)
  • 95-gallon (standard recycling cart for single-family homes)

Collection

Refuse is collected once a week; recycling is collected every-other week. It is always on the same day of the week. Residents must have their refuse and recycling at the curb by 7 a.m. on their collection day.

Garbage Collection Route Map [PDF]

Recycling

Shakopee uses single-sort recycling. Recycling is collected every-other week. Republic Services uses a Blue/Grey Week calendar for collection: 

Don't know whether your property is a Blue/Grey week? See the Recycling Collection Route Map [PDF].

Yard Waste

Republic Services offers yard waste hauling services on an annual subscription service and one-time pickup collection. The yard waste season runs through the end of November, weather permitting.

Bulk Items

Appliances and/or other bulk items [PDF] can be picked up for an additional charge. Contact Republic Services at (952) 941-5174 to schedule a stop at your home.

2017 Holiday Schedule

Memorial Day - May 29, 2017: Residential service runs one day late

Independence Day - July 4, 2017: Residential service runs one day late

Labor Day - Sept. 4, 2017: Residential service runs one day late


How to dispose of items not accepted by Republic Services?

Clean Up Day: Annual event for residents to dispose of recyclable and non-recyclable refuse.

Scott County Household Hazardous Waste Facility: The facility accepts a variety of household and business waste.

Organics Recycling Facility: Accepts yard waste and other compostable items. Service is free to Shakopee residents Saturdays in April, May, September and October.

Other providersCheck out this list of regional facilities that collect or recycle a variety of waste materials, such as appliances, batteries, glass, sharps and more.

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