Refuse & Recycling

Beginning April 1, 2022, Republic Services will bill residents directly for refuse and recycling services. Residents must use Republic Services for refuse and recycling services. For billing questions and changes beginning April 1, 2022, residents should contact Republic Services at (952) 941- 5174.

Excelsior contracts with Republic Services for pick-up of recyclable materials, organic recycling, yard waste, and residential waste. Recyclables are picked up at the curb every other week on the same day as your normal refuse collection. Materials must be at the curb by 7:00 am. Following a holiday, pick-up will be one day late for the rest of the week. For missed pick-up or questions, please contact Republic Services, Customer Service, at (952) 941-5174.

Commercial refuse haulers are required to be licensed in the City of Excelsior.

Setting Up Service To set up garbage and recycling service, contact Republic Services:

Phone: 952-941-5174
Issues with Service If you are experiencing service issues or would like to adjust your level of service, please contact Republic Services directly by calling 952-941-5174.
Containers Each household receives a Republic Services owned garbage and recycling cart. Both carts have lids and wheels. Residents may choose (with rates accordingly):
- 35 gallon
-65 gallon
-95 gallon
Collection Refuse is collected once a week; recycling is collected every-other-week. Pick-up will occur on Mondays, unless otherwise noted because of a holiday. Residents must have their refuse and recycling at the curb by 7 A.M. on their collection day. 
Recycling Excelsior uses single-sort recycling. Recycling is collected every-other-week.
Yard Waste Republic Services offers yard waste hauling services on an annual subscription service. The yard waste season typically runs from mid-April through November, weather permitting. 
Organic Recycling  Republic Services offers organic recycling on as a monthly subscription service. Organics are picked up weekly.