GARBAGE

Minnesota DNR Asking People To Clean Up Around Ice Houses Before Leaving For The Season

If You Are Fishing North Of The Highway 10 State 34 Line You Have Until March 16th To Get Your Ice Houses Off The Ice

MINNESOTA, — Tomorrow marks the beginning of March — the last month to go ice fishing for the season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking people to make sure they have their sites cleaned up when they leave. They say the garbage that can get left at ice houses causes harmful pollution for the lakes and wildlife. “Fortunately…

Jamestown No Longer Collecting Garbage in Alleys

The alley conditions make it difficult for trucks to pick up garbage.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–The City of Jamestown announced they will no longer be collecting garbage in residential alleys beginning February 10. The City says the alley conditions make it difficult for trucks to pick up garbage. Residents are asked to place garbage and recycling bins on the boulevard no further than three feet from the curb on your scheduled pickup day. Residents…

People in the Metro Get Ready to Dump Their Junk for Cleanup Week

They're throwing away extra garbage that isn't usually picked up during regular garbage collecting

FARGO, N.D. — When driving around the streets of the metro this week, you may see a few unusual things sitting on the curbs. Laundry baskets, boogie boards, and even toilets are lining the streets as people are planning for the start of the metro-wide Cleanup Week. People say they’re happy they get to throw away things that can’t fit in…

West Fargo Raises Monthly Residential Garbage Pick-Up Rate

The new rate of $17.50 comes after city's sanitation department operated on a deficit

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Five years ago, the West Fargo City Commission raised the residential garbage pickup fee to $13 per month. But as more people moved to West Fargo, the new rate could not help the city’s sanitation department make ends meet. “Our sanitation rates have not been carrying our entire costs of our department to operate it. Being a…

How Cleanup Week Makes Things Easier for People in the Valley

When you're driving around Fargo, the streets may look a little messier than you remember them.

FARGO, N.D. — Monday starts everyone’s favorite holiday in the metro…cleanup week! And that means all of that old junk and unwanted furniture is being tossed outside. This makes spring cleaning a little bit easier for people around town in our lead story. “Just helps timewise and going out to the dump,” said David Sullivan, who lives in Fargo. When…

Don’t Throw Out All Of Your Trash Just Yet, FM Metro

Cleanup Week Begins Next Monday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the metro are anxious for the annual Cleanup Week but officials in Moorhead say ‘not so fast’. Cleanup Week is May 7 through the 11. They ask that you not put your excess garbage out before Sunday since blowing debris, rodents and unsightly conditions are a concern. If you just can’t wait, Moorhead Transfer Station…

Getting Rid of Your Live Christmas Tree? Here’s What You Can Do With It

The City of Fargo will be collecting them on January 8th

FARGO, ND — The lights and decorations are coming down and being put back into storage, but where do you put your Christmas tree? The City of Fargo will be collecting them on January 8th. It is important that the tree is placed away from the garbage and recycling on the boulevard. The city’s recycling coordinator, Jen Pickett, says the…

City of Fargo’s Garbage Pick-Up One Day Early This Week

On Friday, garbage services will remain the same and will be back to normal pick-up times

  FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo says garbage pick-up is one day early this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. If your garbage services are on Wednesday, pick-up will be on Tuesday. If your garbage services are on Thursday, pick-up will be on Wednesday. There will be no garbage services on Thursday, since it is Thanksgiving. On Friday,…

Cleanup Week: More Options Available than Just Junking Your Junk

Thrift store workers in Fargo-Moorhead recommend donating your cleanup items instead

RED RIVER VALLEY — Cleanup Week is right around the corner and there may be a few other options than leaving your items on the street. Cleanup Week gives people in the area an opportunity to dispose of tires, appliances and other large items on the street at no charge on their garbage collection day. But some businesses are offering…