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Residential Service

East Central Sanitation & Recycling provides residential service for much of East Central Minnesota. We offer multiple size trash carts with competitive rates for each one. ECS can provide trash carts in the following sizes:

37 Gallon Cart 71 Gallon Cart 98 Gallon Cart
37 Gallon Cart 71 Gallon Cart 98 Gallon Cart


Recycling Services

RECYCLING IS an option available to East Central Sanitation trash customers for FREE. With the new single sort method, recycling is easier than ever. No need to separate recyclables anymore. Simply place all the recyclable materials inside the single sort cart. ECS can provide recyclable carts in the following sizes:

71 Gallon Recycle Cart 98 Gallon Recycle Cart
71 Gallon Recycle Cart 98 Gallon Recycle Cart

East Central Sanitation & Recycling is always thinking about the future for our children as well as the global environment. We strive to make the process of recycling recyclable materials easy for the customer. With the introduction of our latest recycling service, Single Sort Recycling there's no need to separate recyclables any more! Simply place all recyclable materials inside the Single Sort Cart. We'll do the rest




Aluminum Cans

Clean & dry cans whole or flattened

Dirty or partially filled cans

Corrugated Cardboard

Flattened out & no bigger than 3’ X 3’ pieces. Must be clean & dry

Cartons with food waste
Example: pizza boxes

Glass Bottles

Clean & dry bottles only. Remove caps & rings

Window glass, ceramics, pyrex dishes, drinking glasses, lightbulbs


Bagged or bundled clean & dry. Can also include: magazines, junk mail, cereal, pop, beer cartons & any similar packaging

Text books, catalogs

Plastic Bottles
with a neck

(look for the #1 or #2 recycle code on bottom of the bottles

Number 1 (PETE)
example: pop bottles
Number 2 (HDPE)
example: milk, detergent, shampoo & water bottles clean & dry with caps removed

Numbers 3 to 7
Example: ice cream and margarine tubs, plastic film & bags, hose or pipe

Tin Food Cans

Clean & dry cans whole or flattened

Cans with food contamination

Contact Loralie at:

Recycling Center Locations & Hours

Rush City
52070 Everton Ave
Wed. 8:00 A.M. to 12 Noon
Sat.   8:00 A.M. to 12 Noon
225 Mckinnley St. N.
Wed. 8:00 A.M. to 12 Noon
Sat.   8:00 A.M. to 12 Noon

NOTE: In order to keep costs and rates down, we ask that everyone have their trash and recyclables out by 6:30 A.M. on their scheduled pickup day. We can no longer call or send trucks back to pickup trash and recyclables that was not out by 6:30 A.M.. If trash is not out by 6:30 A.M., and the truck goes by, the trash and recyclables will not be picked up until the next scheduled pickup day. We appreciate your help in attempting to get your trash to the curb in a timely manner.