Disposal and Recycling GuideIf you're not sure where to take your item, visit the Disposal and Recycling Guide for common item instructions or check the searchable full list of items.
Standard Time Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Daylight Saving Hours: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Untarped or improperly secured loads causes trash to blow into ditches and is unsightly and impacts the environment.
Loads that are not properly secured will have a $25.00 fee.
Compost is available for free for households in the five county region: Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha and Turner counties. To get your free compost, visit the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill during business hours and notify the scale house attendant. They will direct you where you can load up your compost, just be sure to bring a container and a shovel.
Regional Recycling Campaign
The City of Sioux Falls recently launched a region wide campaign to standardize recycling education throughout the community. The goal of the campaign is to encourage community members to recycle properly in order to combat the amount of contamination we see in the single stream. Click the link below to learn what can and cannot be recycled in the single stream.
Medical Waste Disposal
Improperly disposed of needles, pharmaceuticals and thermometers can pose serious health hazards to the public, garbage haulers, recyclers, and City landfill and wastewater employees.
Use the links below to find out how to properly dispose of your items.
Year-Round Electronic Recycling Drop Off
Household electronics, especially those used for entertainment and communication antiquate quickly. The HHW Facility provides a way for residents in our five county service area to properly dispose of outdated and broken electronics, including batteries. Please make sure the materials you wish to drop-off are accepted at the HHW Facility. Please remember to bring your driver’s license or another form of identification.
Limit 5 CPUs, Monitors, and TVs per calendar year
Limit 2 Microwaves per calendar year.
Mattresses take up valuable space in the landfill and do not compact well. Mattresses are sent to a local recycler in Sioux Falls for recycling. They will be recycled and used in various new products.
To offset the recycling charge the Sioux Falls Regional Landfill now charges for each mattress and box spring brought to the landfill at $9.00 each.
- EPA Recycling Scope of Activities
- South Dakota One Call
- SD Pipeline Association
- Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
- 2021 Recycling Collection/Processing | Solid/Regulated Medical Waste Transfer or Treatment License
- 2021 Infectious/Regulated Medical Waste Haulers Application
- 2021 Garbage, Construction, and Demolition Hauler License Application
- Solid Waste Management Master Plan