STURGIS – Sturgis Public Works crews are getting prepared for the 2023 Sturgis Fall City-Wide Clean-Up Week.
This year’s dates are Oct. 2-6, however these dates are tentative and may change depending on weather conditions, said Sturgis Public Works Director Rick Bush.
During this time, residents can place larger, unwanted items curbside and they will be picked up by the Public Works Department on regular trash day, Bush said.
Residents should have items curbside by 7 a.m. 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 (curbside) adjacent to your trash tote. Crews will not enter private property to pick up items, Bush said.
Appliances must have a signed EPA form attached and all freon must be drained from freezers and refrigerators, etc. (EPA Form is available here https://www.epa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/RAD_Reporting_Form.pdf .
Bush encourages residents not to block access to your garbage tote with any items. And don’t place any items in the right-of-way that you do not want picked up.
Bush encourages people to follow the rules for what will and will not be picked up by the Public Works crews.
Following are guidelines for what will be picked up:
Following are guidelines for what will NOT be picked 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 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday.