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, Quillin’s IGA, or Krause Oil & Country Store. 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