March 04, 2015
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Department of Sanitation and Recycling

Our city currently has fifteen sanitation workers running seven sanitation trucks and one recycling truck five days a week to keep the City of West Fargo clean.  Sanitation Manager, Thomas Clark, and his crew are committed to providing convenient and affordable solid waste services to the citizens of West Fargo.  They provide residential and commerical waste disposal, as well as, curbside recycling.

Sanitation and Recycling

Residential garbage curb side pick up costs $13.00 a month.  Recycling bins are available at City Hall and are free of charge.  More information on the trash and recycling programs are available in the brochures below.

Roll-offs are available from the City of West Fargo for commercial accounts and residential construction projects.  Please contact us at (701) 433-5400 to arrange pick up or delivery of a roll-off.  The sanitation department can help assess your needs and set up the right service for you.


Recycling drop locations at:

·         106 1st St. W Fire Dept. (paper)

·          13th Ave. and 9th St. All Stop (paper, plastic, cardboard)

·         40th Ave and Sheyenne St.  Water tower location (paper, plastic, cardboard,)

Compost sites located at:

·         South Elmwood Park (legion baseball parking lot)

·         117 8th St. West (sanitation building parking lot)

·         Dave’s Tire (on Main Ave east 1200 block)

·         40th Ave. and Sheyenne St. (under the water tower)

About the West Fargo Sanitation/Recycling Program


Holiday If your garbage day is: Your garbage will be picked up on:

New Years Day

Thursday, January 1

Friday, January 2

Good Friday Friday, April 3
Thursday, April 2
Memorial Day Monday, May 25 Tuesday, May 26
Independence Day Saturday, July 4 Thursday, July 3
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Tuesday, September 8
Veteran's Day Wednesday, November 11 Thursday, November 12
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 26 Friday, November 27


Friday, December 25

Thursday, December 26

For your convenience, the Transfer Station (located at 1620 West Main Avenue) is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 - 4 pm.   Residents may haul branches, household waste, building materials, and furniture there and drop them during the hours of operation.  You may also bring appliances there for a $10.00 charge.

Garbage Day Change Notice

The City of West Fargo has approved a new Garbage route. These new routes change the days of the week for garbage pickup for some residents. This New schedule starts on March 23rd 2015.

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