The City of Minot collects household waste twice a week per home. Mondays and Thursdays as well as Tuesdays and Fridays. Small tree branches will be collected on Wednesdays. 

For large or bulk items please schedule a pickup time with the Public Works Department.

The City's automated collection system requires all waste be in a bag in the collection cart to mitigate debris and litter. 

For more details on the automated system please see our FAQs.
  1. Collection Locations

    Find out where the Collection Division picks up garbage.

  2. Collection Carts

    Get information on how to handle your waste containers.

  3. Electronic Recycling

    Find out where you can recycle electronic materials.

  4. General Topics

    Learn about winter collection, fees, construction debris and much more.

  5. Hazardous Waste Collection

    Learn how hazardous waste materials are handled by the City of Minot.

  6. Holidays

    Find out which holidays that garbage is not picked up within Minot.

  7. Recycling

    There are several options available to the citizens of Minot for recycling. View resources that will help you recycle more effectively.

  8. Routes & Schedule

    Find out when and where the Public Works Department collects waste within Minot.

  9. Special Wastes

    Get a full list of the special wastes within Minot.

  10. Yard Waste

    Yard waste includes grass clippings, garden waste, leaves, vines, flowers, flowerbed clippings and apples that have fallen from trees.