Sanitation & Recycling

Garbage and Recycling 

$17.05/month for Residential Garbage

  • Put garbage out on curb in tightly sealed plastic bags on Friday mornings.
  • The city offers free cleanup days in the spring and fall for larger items and yard waste. 
  • Dumpsters are available for extra charge. 

$22.50/month for commercial garbage (basic)

  • Fees depend on volume and number of pickups. 
  • Commerical dumpster pickup is every Tuesday. 

Recycling is provided by Waste Management and billed through the city. 

$5.20/month for residential (all residents participate)

$7.15/month for commercial recycling (optional participation)

  • Corrugated cardboard recycling is available behind the city shop.
  • Recycling is picked up on the 2nd Tuesday of every month unless the 1st day of the month falls on a Tuesday and then the pick up date is the 3rd Tuesday. See calendar for full schedule. 
  • Green recycling totes need to be out on street curbs (not alleyways) by 8 am the day of pick up. 



Contact Info

Trish Pearson
City Auditor
346 Main St SW Forman, ND

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the garbage collection days?

Garbage collection is every Friday, unless it conflicts with a holiday. When it lands on a holiday a replacement pickup day will be shared. 

When is recycling pick up?

Recycling is picked up the 2nd Tuesday of the month unless the first day of the month is a Tuesday and then pickup is the 3rd Tuesday. See recycling calendar for full schedule.