Pequot Lakes Area  218-568-4630  |  Gull Lake Area  218-828-1473  |  We run on holidays between Memorial Day & Labor Day.


Our Story...

Pequot Lakes Sanitation began in 1982 when Ideal Corners resident, Dick Wilske, bought a truck and a small one-day route from an area friend. Dick continued to run the growing business by himself until the area’s growing population made it seem like the right time to sell the majority of the route, (all but the Crosslake end) to son Robbie in 1995. Robbie continued to run the route solo with one truck until 2002, at which time he hired his first employee, Tim. Soon afterwards, while repairing a switch on the truck, a freak accident occurred resulting in the loss of Robbie’s foot and leg below the knee. An active firefighter with 25+ years of service to that date, Robbie handled the situation well both at the scene and in the months to follow. Within two months he was fitted with a prosthetic, back in the truck and back to work full time duties. The accident created a void in the office so Robbie’s wife, Taren made the decision to sell her interest in a Landscaping/Garden Center business and join forces with her husband to operate the Sanitation business full time. Together the continued to grow the business, adding more employees both in the office and in the trucks. In 2006, they purchased Gull Lake Sanitation from long time friends Mike and Karen Bolz. They continued to operate from a home-based office, employed 6 people and had 5 trucks.

Fast forward to 2017. Their youngest son Tyler and wife Kim, along with their 4 kids, decided to get into the family business. Tyler started a roll-off company, Central MN Roll-off, to add an extra service to our customers. In 2018, they bought Pequot/Gull Lake Sanitation and began construction of a new shop and office in Jenkins. Today they employ 9 people and maintain an ever-growing fleet of equipment in house.

In 2021, getting tired of the long wait when purchasing new dumpsters, Tyler decided to start a manufacturing business to build dumpsters. Sibley MFG supplies front and rear load containers to customers throughout Minnesota and surrounding states.

What customers have to say

"My dog had emergency surgery on Tuesday, March 8th. When I got home, my garbage can was empty even though I had forgot to put it by the road. I just want to say Thank You SO much."

Becky K.

Gull Lake Area

What customers have to say

"Out of all my service my garbage service is my favorite!"

John D Lockie 

What customers have to say

"Thank you for going the extra mile and putting the can back. It has been noticed and is very much appreciated! Thank you for the great work you do week after week"

Al & Millie Amundson 

What customers have to say

"Please tell our pick-up person thank you for us. I almost forgot to bring the garbage can down Monday and remembered at the last second, just after they drove by. they must have seen me and backed up. We're very thankful to have such a wonderful company to deal with. Every time I've called, I've been treated with kindness and respect and that's far from common these days so we just wanted to let you know we appreciate you all." 

DJ & Tom Osborn