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Novak has been serving Montrose residential trash and recycling customers for many years.  In fact, Novak Sanitary has been a leader in Southeastern South Dakota waste collection services since 1965 -- that's 50 years of South Dakota waste collection excellence you can count on.

This section of our website is dedicated to Montrose.  On the left, we make it easy for you to:
  • Refer a Friend
  • View upcoming Events
  • Read the most recent News articles
  • View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Also on the left, you can quickly see what services we offer in Montrose and click to learn more.  For instance, under Residential you'll learn what day we service your town and what holidays impact your service day.  We also include a link to Resources to let you know how and where to discard items that are not allowed in any Novak container.

If you have any suggestions, please don't hesitate to email those suggestions to us.

Refer a Friend

If you have family or friends in Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha or Turner counties in South Dakota, you can refer them to become Novak residential garbage customers and you'll earn one month of residential garbage service FREE.  Click here for more details.


We hope to see you at some of the following major events as we work to keep them safe and clean, and to collect and divert recyclables from the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill.

Events Calendar


Every month we publish new, useful articles in the News section, and cover topics like:
  • Recycling
  • Reducing
  • Repurposing
  • Upcyclying
If you have any suggestions, please don't hesitate to email those suggestions to us.


Service Day

Pickup day is Friday except during the holiday weeks.
Pickup Frequency:

Cart Placement

For safety and litter prevention reasons, please:
  • Place carts at the curb facing street by 6:00 a.m. on service day.
  • Place carts 2 feet away from other carts, and 6 feet away from vehicles.
  • Keep cart lids closed at all times.
  • Remove cart from curb at the end of service day.

Cart Sizes and Contents

Click the buttons below to learn:
  • What container sizes are available.
  • What items are allowed or not allowed in them.
And, check out the Resources section to learn how to appropriately discard:
  • Batteries
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Medications and more

Garbage Recycling Shredding Roll-Off Resources