Gibson Sanitation

Dale owns Gibson Sanitation, located in Cannon Falls, Minn., 25 miles west of Red Wing, Minn.  Gibson picks up about 10,000 pounds of non-recyclable commercial trash per week in Red Wing and transfers 50 percent of it across the state line to a transfer station in Wisconsin.

Dale started his business in August 2003 with one truck and has more than doubled its size in each of its three years of existence.  He serves customers throughout Goodhue, Dakota and Rice counties.  Dale insists that each of his 13 employees embrace his philosophy that Gibson Sanitation will “shower customers with service at a competitive price.”

  • December 6, 2006    |   Economic Liberty

    Red Wing Minnesota Trash Hauling

    Challenging Barriers To Economic Opportunity: Challenging Red Wing’s Anti-Competitive Trash Cartel

    The City of Red Wing, Minn., has unconstitutionally turned its local government into a special interest protected from competition. On August 28, 2006, the City Council adopted an ordinance that forces all private commercial trash haulers to use the City incinerator for 10 years, effective January 1, 2007, as a condition of doing business in…

Sign up to receive IJ's biweekly digital magazine, Liberty & Law along with breaking updates about our fight to protect the rights of all Americans.