Garbage & Recycling

Street with Recycling and Garbage bins

About Garbage, Recycling and Organics Services

The City provides weekly automated garbage collection, and bi-weekly recycling and organics recycling collection services to all single family, duplex, triplex, and fourplex residential housing in Hopkins. The City's mandatory recycling ordinance requires all residents and businesses to recycle.

Collection routes run on a four-day schedule, Monday through Thursday. For schedule changes due to holidays, see collection schedule.

Watch a short video about refuse and recycling pickup in Hopkins.

Pickup Guidelines

Follow these guidelines to make sure that your refuse and recycling will get picked up.

  • Place your containers out by 6 a.m.
  • Maintain a four-foot clearance around carts
  • Make sure container lids are closed (do not overfill carts)
  • Don't place hazardous waste in your carts
  • Don't place yard waste or brush in your carts
  • Place only designated recycling items in your recycling cart
  • Keep containers clear of snow and ice
Pickup Guidelines
Correct Garbage Pickup