Spring & Fall Cleanup

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 clean-up 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

2019 Spring Cleanup Dates

  • Monday through Friday, May 13 - 17, 4 to 8 p.m
  • Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2019 Fall Cleanup Dates

  • Monday through Friday, October 7 - 11, 4 to 8 p.m
  • Saturday, October 12, 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.