Trash & Recycling

Royalton has a contract with Waste Management for trash and recycling pick up for all residents inside the City limits.

If you have a question or problem with the trash or recycling pick up, please contact City Hall 320-584-5900

Trash pick up is every Thursday morning starting at 6am.  It is best to put your cart out Wednesday night.

Recycling pick up is every Thursday.  All recycling carts are co-mingle; meaning there is no need to sort. 

Holiday Lights can be recycled at City Hall all year long as well as small household batteries.  

Things that are Recyclable:

  • Plastic Bottles and containers No. 1-7
  • Clean glass bottles & jars
  • Paper-cereal boxes, junk mail, magazines, shoe boxes
  • Cardboard (large pieces need   to be bundles with tape or string 3' x 3')
  • Colored paper
  • Brown paper bags
  • Phone books
  • Aerosol cans- empty
  • Tin & Steel cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Dairy and Juice Cartons

Do Not Recycle:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Holiday wrapping paper
  • Batteries
  • Light bulbs (may be recycled at lumber yard)                   
  • Plastic grocery bags
  • Pizza boxes
  • Paper towels
  • Styrofoam
  • Auto glass or ceramics
  • Painted or treated wood
  • Food waste
  • Sharps & medical waste
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