Garbage and Recycling

Walters Recycling and Refuse

Blaine’s residential garbage and recycling service contractor is Walters Recycling and Refuse. They can be reached via phone at 763-780-8464. Walters takes care of yard waste and missed pickups, while the City is responsible for general garbage and recycling questions.

Blaine prides itself on having one of the most comprehensive solid waste and recycling programs around. Blaine residents have consistently had a very high level of satisfaction with this service.

Questions About Services

For more information on the solid waste and recycling program, contact Roark Haver. For questions regarding yard waste and missed pickups, contact Walters Recycling and Refuse.

Collection Times

Please note that garbage and recycling collection begins at 7AM. Please have your carts out at the curb by 7AM. to avoid the chance of being missed.

Important Items to Note

  • If you do not have the Premium service level, then you must contact us, before your pick-up day, to make arrangements to have any bulk items picked-up.
  • All appliances and bulk item services are to be prepaid.
  • Services following a holiday may be delayed one day depending on which day of the week the holiday falls. Please consult the Walters Recycling and Refuse website.
  • Please note that the incorrect rates were printed in the Blaine Community Resources and Residents Guide. The guide which is not published by the city printed the 2019 rates instead of the current rates.