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Residential Garbage

Kieffer's residential garbage service includes trash collection for residents in communities throughout the greater Black Hills area.

To see if Kieffer offers service in your community, visit the Kieffer Service Area Map and click on your town.

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96 Gallon - Holds seven 13-gallon kitchen bags

Kieffer Sanitation offers:

  • Excellent service - safe, clean, reliable
  • Pickup frequency options - 1x a week or 2x a month
  • Ability to request special pickup for excess garbage or large items. Call ahead and speak with our friendly customer service representatives regarding cost and special instructions for items like:  furniture, freezers, refrigerators, treadmills, etc. 
  • And, for residents in Rapid City, Rapid Valley, Black Hawk, Box Elder and Ellsworth who have a large house, garage or yard projects, Kieffer can deliver and pickup a temporary Clean Up Can.


Kieffer now offers calendars and two useful tools online and an app to download for residential customers.

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Items Not Accepted

  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos
  • Ashes
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL)
  • Compost
  • Concrete
  • Contaminated Soil
  • Dirt, rocks or gravel
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous waste
  • Liquid Paint
  • Medications (see below)
  • Scrap Metal
  • Sharps or Needles (see below)
  • Tires
  • Unbagged kitty litter or dog waste
  • Wood waste
  • Yard Waste


The EPA considers some leftover household products that can catch fire, react, or explode under certain circumstances, or that are corrosive or toxic as Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). Products such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides can contain hazardous ingredients and require special care when you dispose of them.

To learn more visit the EPA's Household Hazardous Waste site.

Every two years, Rapid City hosts an annual Household Hazardous Waste collection event. The last one was held October 12, 2019. For more details contact Rapid City Solid Waste Division at 605-355-3496.

SHARPS Disposal

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An improperly disposed needle, syringe or lancet (all considered Sharps) can pose serious health hazards to the public, garbage haulers, and city landfill and wastewater employees. Help prevent injuries by properly disposing of needles and syringes in a puncture resistant container.


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For everyone's safety, please remove unused medications from your home.  There is a free drop off location at the Public Safety Building in Rapid City.

Dropbox Locations

Rapid City Police Dept 

Accepting sharps and medications

Public Safety Building
300 Kansas City St
Rapid City, SD 57701

Lobby Hours
Monday-Friday  7:00am - 6:00pm

Rapid City Landfill

Accepting sharps

5555 SD Hwy 79
Rapid City, SD  57703


Monday-Friday 7:00am - 4:45 pm
Saturday 7:00am - 2:45 pm

For questions about hazardous waste disposal visit City of Rapid City's Public Works website or call 605-355-3496.

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