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Fall Cleanup this week, now's the time to move that junk

To help River Falls residents properly dispose of unwanted items, the City will host a fall clean-up starting Monday, Oct. 21 and ends Saturday, Oct. 27. Proof of residency is required (i.e., utility bill or driver's license).

A crew will be at the City Public Works Garage, 950 Benson Street, from 4-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Acceptable items include:

--Carpets and Carpet Pads


--Large or Bulky Items

--Mattress or Box Springs

--Minor Household Construction Debris (Less Than 1 Cubic Yard)

--Miscellaneous Garbage (More Than 1 Cubic Ft.)

Acceptable items with an additional fee:

 --Air Conditioners


--Car Tires

--Computers or Printers


--Large Quantities of Construction Debris


--Truck Tires

--TVs or Monitors (Less Than 20 Inches)

--TVs or Monitors (More Than 20 Inches)

For a schedule of the applicable extra charges, view special pickup fee schedule at

Unacceptable items:

--Car Batteries

--Chemicals or Waste  (Generated by a Contractor)

--Empty propane tanks



--Special or hazardous waste

Fall clean up is provided only for residents in the City of River Falls who are currently billed for city garbage service by Advanced Disposal. Residents bringing items for disposal will be asked to present a form of identification and a copy of a recent invoice for city garbage service from Advanced Disposal. People who do not qualify will not be allowed to dispose of their goods.

Compost Site

The city provides a compost facility where residents can bring their yard waste and brush. The compost site is located at 901 West Locust Street (near the River Falls School Bus Garage).   The site is open seven days a week during daylight hours from April through November as long as the public practices good housekeeping and does not bring unwanted or banned materials to the site.