Spring & Fall Cleanup

COVID-19 Update (4/3/2020)
2020 Spring cleanup dates are postponed.  We will look to reschedule for a later date this Summer as permitted.

Spring & Fall Cleanup Schedule

Each May and October, a cleanup is conducted at the City Public Works Garage (950 Benson Street). Spring cleanup begins the second Monday in May and runs for one week. Fall cleanup begins the first Monday in October and runs one week. The hours utilized for both cleanup operations are Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fall Clean Up

2020 Spring Cleanup Dates

  • Postponed.
  • We will look to reschedule for a later date this Summer as permitted.

2020 Fall Cleanup Dates

  • Monday through Friday, October 5 - 9, 4 to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 10, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Acceptable Items for No Fee

  • Carpets and Carpet Pads
  • Furniture
  • Large or Bulky Items
  • Auto Seats
  • Mattress or Box Springs
  • Minor Household Construction Debris (Less Than 1 Cubic Yard)
  • Miscellaneous Garbage (More Than 1 Cubic Yard)

Acceptable Items With an Additional Fee

  • Air Conditioners ($16)
  • Appliances ($16)
  • Car Tires ($5)
  • Computers or Printers ($8)
  • Dehumidifiers ($8)
  • Large Quantities of Construction Debris (Advanced Disposal determines cost by volume upon delivery)
  • Microwaves ($4)
  • Truck Tires ($5)
  • TVs or Monitors (Less Than 20 Inches) ($16)
  • TVs or Monitors (More Than 20 Inches) ($32)

To compare to normal additional charges, view our special fee schedule.

Unacceptable Items

  • Car Batteries
  • Chemicals 
  • Waste (Generated by a Contractor)
  • Empty propane tanks
  • Oil
  • Paint
  • Special or hazardous waste
  • Tires (Bobcat, Semi-Truck, Tractor)


Spring and Fall cleanup is provided for residents in the City of River Falls who have a utility bill through RFMU (this eligibility is a part of the CORE fee). Residents bringing items for disposal will be asked to present a form of identification and a copy of a recent RFMU bill. People who do not qualify will not be allowed to dispose of their goods.