Garbage and Recycling

  1. Cart sizes available

    Northfield residents have a choice for the size of the cart that best suit their disposal needs.

    Cart options 20 gallon 35 gallon 64 gallon 96 gallon
    Image 20 gallon or 35 gallon cart 20 gallon or 35 gallon cart 64 gallon cart 96 gallon cart
    Width 19'' 19'' 24'' 26''
    Depth 22.7'' 23.75'' 27'' 34.5''
    Height 32.5'' 37.5'' 41.5'' 46''
    Service available Garbage Garbage Garbage, recycling, yard waste Garbage, recycling, yard waste
  1. Start or change service

    Contact the city to set up service and order your carts. Charges for garbage and yard waste collection services appear on monthly utility bills. For questions about charges, fee amounts or temporary discontinuation of services, contact the Finance Department.

    Email City of Northfield Utility Billing
    507-645-3015

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