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City Wide Clean Up

During the year, the City has two City Wide Clean Up weeks; one is scheduled in the spring and one is scheduled in the fall.  The next City Wide Clean Up is scheduled for Oct 3-7, 2016.

During this time you can place larger, unwanted items out near your garbage tote and they will be picked up by the Public Works Department.  Please read the information below to see what types of items will/will not be picked up. 

The following items are accepted during the City Wide Clean-Up:

White Goods:  Metal, Appliances, Bicycles etc.

Yard Waste:  Grass, Leaves, Small Branches, etc. (These can also be taken to the Rubble Site year-round, free of charge, with proof of a City of Sturgis utility account or dropped off at the Yard Waste & Recycling Collection area located near Exit 32). 

Wood:  Untreated Lumber

Rubble:  Furniture, Building Materials, etc.

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We will not pick up:   

Liquid Paint, Batteries, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials such as Oil, Pesticides, etc. and Tires.  
Tires may be taken to the Rubble Site by the resident during normal business hours year around.  Charges do apply depending on the size of the tires.  

Batteries and Used Oil can be taken to the Public Works Department by the resident year-round.  The Public Works Department is located at 1057 Dudley St. 

Televisions and Computers cannot be accepted at the Rubble Site. Please place them in your normal garbage tote.   

  • Please have all your items out by 7am on the day your trash is normally picked up.
  • All items need to be piled in their respective category/pile in the right-of-way adjacent to your trash tote.  We will not enter private property to pick up items.
  • Do NOT put these items in your garbage tote.
  • Appliances must have a signed EPA form attached and all freon must be drained from freezers and refrigerators, etc.  (EPA Form is available here or can be picked up at the Public Works Office or Rubble Site).
  • Do not block access to your garbage tote with any items.

Each category of items will be picked up by separate trucks.  Crews typically follow your regularly scheduled pick up day, but please take into consideration that crews may run early or behind schedule.

Please DO NOT place any items in the right-of-way that you do not want picked up.  The City of Sturgis will not be held responsible for any missing items during the City Wide Clean Up.

If you are unsure of how to dispose of an item, please call the Public Works Department at 347-3916 during regular business hours of 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday.  

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City of Sturgis,1040 Harley-Davidson Way, Sturgis, SD, 57785 • Ph: (605) 347-4422 • 

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