For immediate release
April 13, 2023
Media contact: Steven Jahnke, director of public works/city engineer, at 507-377-4325 or [email protected]

Home Town Pride Clean-up Day scheduled for April 29

The City of Albert Lea is sponsoring its annual spring clean-up day on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 9 a.m. to noon.

As part of the “Home Town Pride Clean Up Day”, the City will allow residents with proof of city residency to deposit ONE load of the following:

  • Free Brush and Yard Waste
  • Free Household Garbage
  • Free Demolition Debris
  • $10.00 Per Appliance/Sofa/Mattress
  • $5.00 Per Furniture Piece
  • $3.00 Per Passenger Car Tire; i.e. Regular Rate for all others
  • Regular Rates for rims and electronics


As a reminder, residents should take advantage of recycling programs available to them to reduce waste before using the landfill. Freeborn County offers recycling programs, such as residential single-stream recycling carts, electronics recycling, and free household hazardous waste disposal. For more information about recycling, visit the county website at or call 507-377-5186.

For more information about the Transfer Station and its services, visit or call 507-377-4325.