Garbage & Recycling Pick-Up by Richard’s Sanitation

Garbage and recycling is regularly collected on each Monday in Caledonia. Please have it placed on the curb before 7:00 AM for collection. Garbage bags can be purchased at Kwik Trip or Quillin’s IGA. You must have Richard’s Sanitation garbage bags. You can use any type of container to hold your recyclables for curbside pick-up. The City does not provide containers. Please contact Richard’s Sanitation with questions at 507-724- 2086. The calendar below lists all of the weeks in which the collection occurs on Tuesday instead of Monday.

Houston County Supervised Drop-Off Site

The Houston County Supervised Drop-Off Site is available to residents of Caledonia on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM For further information, please contact Houston Environmental Services at 507-725-5800 or Houston County Recycling at 507-896- 2535. Directions: Turn west off of Highway #44 by Evergreen Cemetery. Go approximately 1 mile; take private driveway off of the curve.

Houston Co. Recycling Information

Supervised Tree & Brush Drop-Off Site

Directions: Take County Road 3 east of Caledonia past the Houston County Fairgrounds. At the bottom of the hill, take a right onto County Road 32. Go one block and follow the road on the left that goes up to the tree & brush drop-off site.

  • No keys hare handed out for the tree & brush site
  • No fee for City residents
  • Non-residents follow load schedule

Option 1

Load prices for commercial tree trimmers

  • Pickup or equivalent small trailer – $5.00 per load
  • Large trailer – $10.00 per load
  • Large commercial truck – $40.00 per load

Option 2

  • Unlimited use during normal hours – $1,500 per year


Monday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Open April 1 – November 1