Alex Rubbish & Recycling offers residential and commercial garbage service, recycling, and roll off container rental service.

We now service the Parkers Prairie surrounding area along with parts of Ottertail County.

NO contracts to sign and NO hidden fees.

ARR also owns and operates a demo landfill and transfer station accepting household goods, yard waste, demolition, and scrap steel.

Residential garbage service is picked up once per week.  There are three can sizes available.  Below is a diagram of approximately how many bags each can holds.  If you have any questions you can call the office and we will help you pick a can that will fit your household.

Residential Holiday Schedule

Alex Rubbish & Recycling works holidays except:
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year’s Day.

If the holiday falls on or before your normal pick up day, your service will be one day late.

Recycling Schedule:

Below are links to Alex Rubbish’s residential recycling schedules. If you do not know which schedule is yours, call in and we will help.

Route 1 – Green

Route 2 – Yellow

Red Recycle Carts

What can be recycled in your Red Recycle Cart:

  • Glass Jars & Bottles
  • Tin Cans
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Plastics #1 through #6
  • Copy Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Catalogs & Magazines
  • Cardboard (No Pizza Boxes)

Please contact the Alex Rubbish office at 320-763-4712 for any questions on your Recycle Schedule.

Yard Waste


Yard Waste Began May 1, 2019

Yard Waste service will be provided for our customers in the City of Alexandria and the surrounding 2 mile radius every Wednesday beginning May 1, 2019. A container (grey with a white lid) will be provided for weekly pickup, the cost will be a $60.00/season rental charge for the first can. Additional cans will be $40 for the season. Yard Waste season for 2019 will be May 1 through the last Wednesday of October.

Property Agreement – Click here for Downloadable Form

This form must be completed for a driver to come into a residential driveway or yard.