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November 11 – Veterans Day Intro Photo

Nov 09

November 11 – Veterans Day

Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918.

The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery.…

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Well Intro Photo

Aug 24

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Well

In a nation where the average person produces 4.4 pounds of waste per day, we should all be doing our part to recycle well. However, there are other ways to lend Mother Earth a helping hand. First and foremost, we can lessen the amount of waste we produce simply by consuming less. There are infinite…

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Visit us at the Fair!

Aug 03

Visit us at the Fair!

The 2018 Dakota County Fair is right around the corner and we are very excited to share our latest and greatest project with you! Our DSI team has been hard at work over the past several months, creating a mobile learning center! The focus is on all things recycling; what can and cannot be recycled…

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You Need Your Space Intro Photo

Jul 13

You Need Your Space

Do you find yourself running short on space in your recycling container between pick ups? If so, you are not alone, many people struggle to fit all their recyclables into their container. However, there are some ways we can solve this issue!

First and foremost, make sure the items you are…

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Independence Day 2018 Intro Photo

Jun 29

Independence Day 2018

Go Green for 4th of July!

The United States turns 242 years old this 4th of July! Typically we celebrate the birth of America with BBQ’s, fireworks, and of course all things “red, white and blue.” This year, Dick’s Sanitation is going “green” for the…

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National Garbage Man Day Intro Photo

Jun 14

National Garbage Man Day

June 17th is National Garbage Man Appreciation Day! At Dick’s Sanitation we are celebrating the hard-working men & women that continuously keep our neighborhoods clean and safe. Working in the waste removal industry is not always glamorous or fun. In fact, most days it is really hard work. Our dedicated…

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Festival boxes Intro Photo

May 30

Festival boxes

Are you looking for an easy way to clean up after graduation parties, backyard BBQ’s or summer reunions? Look no further! Dick’s Sanitation has cardboard festival boxes available to help make the clean up from those fun, summer events a little more carefree. The boxes are lightweight, convenient and…

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Memorial Day 2018 Intro Photo

May 22

Memorial Day 2018

All of us at Dick’s Sanitation, Inc. (DSI) are grateful for the men and women who defended our great country to give us the freedom we enjoy each and every day. While many of us are enjoying the long holiday weekend with family or friends barbequing or simply celebrating life, please take a moment…

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Going Green doesn’t Come by Luck! Intro Photo

Mar 15

Going Green doesn’t Come by Luck!

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated the 17th of March every year. The holiday originated in Ireland as a religious holiday after the death of Saint Patrick; however it is now celebrated across the world in honor of the Irish culture. Each year millions of Americans celebrate the holiday by…

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President's Day Intro Photo

Feb 16

President's Day

Did you know the origin of President’s Day dates back to the 1800s and stems from the birthday of our 1st U.S. President, George Washington? In fact, before we celebrated President’s Day, we celebrated “Washington’s Birthday” on February 22nd. However, in 1968 Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday…

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