Thanksgiving Day is Thursday Nov 23rd and may impact your pickup schedule

Elk River Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Elk River trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Elk River is in Minnesota with Andover and Coon Rapids to the southeast.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Elk River Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2023No service delay
Memorial DayMay 29, 2023Tuesday and Wednesday service will be delayed one day
Independence DayJuly 4, 2023Tuesday and Wednesday service will be delayed one day
Labor DaySeptember 4, 2023Tuesday and Wednesday service will be delayed one day
Thanksgiving Day  November 23, 2023No service delay
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2023Tuesday and Wednesday service will be delayed one day

If your scheduled collection is on or after an official holiday (in the same week), your service will be delayed one day. A holiday that falls on a Saturday or Sunday will not affect the service schedule. Official holidays include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Elk River Trash Collection Map

Elk River Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Contact Republic Services directly at 320.252.9608 for any items that will not fit in your regular garbage cart.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Tires, automobile batteries, motor oil, oil-based paints, construction materials, appliances, yard waste, human waste, or any hazardous waste.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Elk River and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Abington?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 4 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Elk River Public Works Department?

Office: 763.441.2020
Fax: 763.441.8099

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Elk River trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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