Refuse & Recycling Service

The City of Clearwater contracts with Republic Services for residential refuse and recycling services. Service charges are included on a monthly utility bill. For current rate information, please see the city fee scheduleCommercial customers must contract for their own refuse/recycling services.

Refuse is collected weekly each Thursday. Recycling is collected every other Thursday. Carts must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled service date. Holidays may impact your service schedule. Contact City Hall to confirm pick-up day or check your service schedule on Republic Service's website: https://www.republicservices.com/schedule. A recycling calendar is linked below.

If your cart is missed on pick-up day, you may report it to Republic Services at 320-252-9608. For any service changes or billing issues, please contact City Hall at 320-558-2428.

Other Information:

Bulk Item Pick-Up - Need to dispose of large items? Consider using curbside bulk item pick-up. See the webpage for item pricing. Tags can be purchased at City Hall.

Brush/Compost Pick-Up - The city provides a free pick-up service for brush & compost on the first Wednesday of each month. BPI-certified compostable bags are required.

City Clean Up Day - Typically scheduled in the fall. All residents may participate. Some charges may apply to tires, appliances or electronics.


Attached Document or FileClearwater Recycling/Holiday Calendar Clearwater follows the gray week of the calendar.
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