There are three licensed waste haulers that provide a weekly garbage pick up service for the City of Blue Earth. Each has different methods for billing and collecting waste. These licensed providers are B & B Sanitation, Hometown Sanitation Services LLC and Waste Management.
For disposal of household and construction debris the following companies are licensed in the City of Blue Earth to provide a dumpster to pick up refuse. Please review the permitting process below.
B & B Sanitation & Recycling
(contracted and bag tie residential garbage pick up is every Tuesday)
Hansen Sanitation, Inc.
Hometown Sanitation Services LLC
(contracted residential garbage pick up is every Thursday)
Peterson Refuse and Demo
Thompson Sanitation Inc.
Clarks Grove, MN
(contracted and yellow bag residential garbage pick up is every Monday)
City Ordinance requires that an owner and/or occupant of any premises, dwelling, business establishment or industry located in the City of Blue Earth obtain a permit to place a dumpster, refuse or garbage container upon their property. Download the Dumpster Permit Application and submit your completed application to City Hall at 125 West 6th Street, PO Box 38, Blue Earth MN 56013 for approval. Additional information on the ordinance can be found in the City Code, Chapter 5, Subsection 520.07 – Storage of Refuse and/or Garbage within the City Limits.
Ordinance 15-9 establishing a municipal dumpster utility for the City of Blue Earth was passed and adopted on September 21, 2015. The City has leased four 3-yard dumpsters and will make them available for residents use. Blue Earth residents may contact City Hall by telephone or in person to reserve a dumpster. Dumpsters will be made available for one week (Thursday through Thursday). Each residence with a unique City utility billing account may receive one dump of the dumpster free of charge each calendar year. This one time per year service will be funded by a franchise fee of $1.00 per month added to the utility bill issued by the City’s Light & Water Department. Read additional details of the Dumpster Policy. Download a List of Unacceptable Wastes.