Solid Waste

Information

Main Office:

Physical Address:
5165 South Highway 79
Rapid City, SD 57701

Mailing Address:
300 6th Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Phone: (605) 355-3496
Fax: (605) 355-3092

Office Hours:

Landfill Hours: Monday - Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Administrative Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mission Statement:

The Rapid City Solid Waste Division will provide safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly waste services for the community.

Click here to connect to the Solid Waste Divisions' official website:
www.rapidcityrecycles.org

 

Solid Waste Division Procedures

May 7th, 2020

* COLLECTIONS SERVICE PROCEDURES:

  • Residential garbage and recycling will be collected on the regular schedule. Drivers are NOT ALLOWED to exit their vehicles on their routes except for emergencies. All garbage and recycling MUST be inside the city-issued containers or it WILL NOT be collected. Please bag and tie all garbage in the garbage container to prevent littering. Recyclables are to be loose in the recycling container.
    • Extra bags next to containers WILL NOT be collected.
    • A residential customer may use a City utility bill showing garbage services and issued within the last 12 months for one free disposal of up to 1000 pounds per transaction at the City Landfill.  Use of multiple City utility bills for loads greater than 1000 pounds will not be allowed. 

  

  • Starting Monday, May 11th Yard waste collection at the transfer stations at Fitzgerald Stadium and West Blvd North be opened. City residential garbage customers are encouraged to use the all yard waste site available for residential yard waste. Commercial haulers are asked to use the Landfill for large loads. 
    • Yard Waste is still being collected curbside for residents with a City garbage account. Yard waste left at the curb MUST be bagged in paper biodegradable yard waste bags or sticks and branches bundled with twine. To be collected, bundled limbs must be 4ft or shorter in length and bundles must be 25 pounds or less in total weight.

REMINDER: Please bag and tie all garbage to prevent littering

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* LANDFILL SERVICE PROCEDURES:

  • The landfill is available to the public Monday through Saturday. 7:00 am – 4:45 pm.
    • A residential customer may use a City utility bill showing garbage services and issued within the last 12 months for one free disposal of up to 1000 pounds per transaction at the City Landfill.  Use of multiple City utility bills for loads greater than 1000 pounds will not be allowed. 
  • Children MUST remain in vehicles at all times when on landfill property

REMINDER: City Wide Clean-up has been postponed until further notice

Utility Rate Relief Program

 

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