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Coming soon in 2015...
|Coming soon in 2015…Mankato and North Mankato are teaming to provide a new curbside recycling program to help reduce waste and increase recycling.|
|Garbage and recycling cart options.|
What to do?
First two weeks of December--
New garbage and recycle carts will be delivered (weather permitting). Carts will generally be placed at the end of the driveway or at the curb (in the boulevard). Please store carts inside a building (for example--a garage) or behind the required front yard setback.
December 8 through December 12--
Last week of current garbage service. (Current recycling service continues until January 1).
Once garbage carts are emptied the week of December 8-12, it's important to leave them out because Waste Management will collect and remove their garbage carts during this week.
Begin using new garbage carts only. Continue to use current recycle bins.
Begin using new recycle carts based on an every-other-week schedule that will be posted soon.
Contact city customer service staff with any questions at:
People who will not be home in December when garbage and recycling carts will be delivered should call the city of Mankato at 311 or 507-387-8600. When calling, it’s important to identify you will not be at home in December and what the return date will be so delivery can be arranged.
Service delivery once the program begins:
Mankato's utilities include garbage and recycling.
See the recycling guide.
For all single family and duplex households in the city of Mankato that receive a monthly water bill, garbage and recycling collection includes:
Garbage and recycling is picked up on the same day between Monday and Friday in Mankato. To find out what day residential garbage/recycling is picked up, either call 311 or 507-387-8600 or click here for a map.
If a collection day falls on or the day after one of these holidays throughout the week, residential garbage and recycling pickup will be one day later. The schedule will resume as normal the following week.
Sample holiday schedule for residential garbage and recyclables. If the holiday falls on Monday:
--Monday's garbage and recyclables are collected Tuesday
--Tuesday's garbage and recyclables are collected Wednesday
--Wednesday's garbage and recyclables are collected Thursday
--Thursday's garbage and recyclables are collected Friday
--Friday's garbage and recyclables are collected Saturday
Where to place carts and recycling for collection
Mankato's program through December 31, 2014:
What to do if you have more garbage than fits in your cart
Additional garbage bags can be placed by purchasing tags at any of the local grocery stores. The price of the tag covers the cost of disposing one bag of garbage. Tags cost $2 each. Place one tag on each 35-gallon garbage bag set out.
Garbage bin replacement
Customers may replace broken garbage bins at no cost. Typically, the replacement bin is delivered within seven business days. Contact city staff at 311 or 507-387-8600 to request a replacement or complete a customer service request.
Recycling–Dual Sort - see list
New construction typically gets one recycling bin at no cost. Replacement recycling bins cost $2.15 (includes tax). They are available at the Intergovernmental Center, 10 Civic Center Plaza, or by calling 311 or 507-387-8600.