Streets, Parks, Solid Waste & Recycling


The street maintenance activities include maintaining street surfaces and right-of-way including:

  • Alley Maintenance
  • Street Signage
  • Boulevard Trees
  • Pothole Repair
  • Seal Coating
  • Snow Removal
  • Storm Drainage


Garbage Collection Days & Routes

  • Monday's Route: East of Egan Avenue and North of NE 2nd Street
  • Tuesday's Route: East of Egan Avenue and South of NE 2nd Street
  • Thursday's Route: West of Egan Avenue and North of NW 2nd Street
  • Friday's Route: West of Egan Avenue and South of NW 2nd Street


  • Garbage must be placed at your collection point by 7:00 AM
  • Recyclables and yard waste may not be placed in household garbage

Yard Waste Site

The yard waste site is located on 456th Avenue just North of the Waste Water Treatment Plant and is open year-round, 24 hours a day. This is for residential disposal only, no businesses are allowed.

Residents can dispose of:

  • Branches
  • Christmas Trees
  • Garden Waste
  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Pumpkins
  • Sticks

Restricted Use Site (Landfill)

The restricted use site is located at 23241 446th Avenue, Winfred, South Dakota, which is 2 miles west of Junius and 1/2 mile north on the west side of the road.

The restricted use site is permitted through the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources and accepts construction debris and old furniture. Unacceptable items include, but are not limited to:

  • Appliances
  • Concrete
  • Household Garbage
  • Metals
  • Recyclables
  • Yard Waste


(Effective December 1, 2023)

  • $20 if hauled by a pickup
  • $15 per cubic yard if hauled by other means
  • Tires are accepted based on size
    • $4 for each passenger car tire
    • $5 for each light truck tire
    • $20 for each semi-truck tire
    • $30 for each tractor tire

Hours of Operation - 

  • Summer Hours (April - October)
    • Monday - Thursday, 1:30 to 4:00
    • Friday - Saturday, 9:00 - 1:00
    • Sunday - Closed
  • Winter Hours (November through March)
    • Open by appointment only 
    • Please call 605-256-7515, Option 5, to make arrangements


Recycling Collection Days & Routes

Recycling collection days for city garbage collection customers are as follows:

  • East of Egan Avenue collection is the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • West of Egan Avenue collection is the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
  • There is no recycling collected on the 5th Wednesday of each month


  • Recyclables must be placed curbside by 7:00 AM

Recycling Center

  • Address: 800 SW 7th Street
  • Phone: 605-256-7515
  • Hours of Operation
    • Tuesday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm
    • Saturday from 9 am to noon