Spring Sanitation Reminders

SPRING SANITATION REMINDERS

Yard waste sites now open

Yard Waste Collection

Yard waste collection bins are now open. All residents are required to dispose of yard waste, including organic, biodegradable material from lawn trimming or raking, as well as leaves, vines and garden waste at these sites. 

The current yard waste drop-off locations are: 

  • Department of Sanitation (117 Eighth St. W) 
  • West Fargo Legion Field (501 13th Ave. W) 
  • Eagle Run Water Tower (40th Ave. S and Sheyenne St.)
  • 17th Street E. (between Second Ave. E. and Starr Ave.)

These collection sites include a large dumpster for the grass, leaves or other yard waste. Do not throw your plastic bags in with yard waste as they will contaminate the compost.

Additional details here.



Cleanup Week May 6-10

Cleanup Week May 6-10

Items will be collected on your normal garbage pickup day. West Fargo residents should:

  • Stack all refuse in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Correction: Brush and branches do not need to be bundled for collection.

  • Building materials will be collected; except for concrete and dirt.
  • Waste oil, paints, varnishes and other household hazardous waste should always be taken directly to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility
  • Do not put recycling, yard waste or compost with your regular garbage or with Cleanup Week collection items.
  • Electronics, such as televisions and computers, should not be set out for pickup. Instead, please recycle them during the Electronics Recycling Event 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Fargo Solid Waste, 2301 8th Ave. N. 
For more information and guidelines, visit West Fargo's Cleanup Week site.
Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

It can be tricky to get everyone on the same page with recycling at home – and the result is that up to 25% of items in your home recycling bins actually belong in the trash. Unfortunately, these small mix-ups add up to enormous consequences for the long-term viability of recycling. The good news? You can help solve this problem by educating your family on how to recycle often and recycle right.

Learn more at www.recycleoftenrecycleright.com.

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