Recycling

CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

* Fix-It Clinic


UPCOMING EVENTS:

SHOE & CLOTHING RECYCLING EVENT:

WHAT: Bring good condition shoes and clothing to reuse and recycling.

WHEN: August 15 - August 23

WHERE: Doug Woog Arena, metal outdoor bins

Questions? Call or email Cassandra: 651-552-4118 or cjohnson@wspmn.gov



Mattress Recycling Curbside Pickup in Dakota County: Summer 2020 Special

From Memorial Day (May 25, 2020) to Labor Day (September 7, 2020), Certified Recycling will be offering curbside pickup for mattress and box spring recycling at a reduced price.

Contact Certified Recycling to request a pickup within 7 days by calling 952-894-1448 or visit the Certified website.


$45 for the 1st item

$25 for each additional piece

Certified will be following COVID-19 Guidelines and social distancing.

More info on the Certified website.


CLEAN UP DAY:

WHAT: Bring mattresses, TVs, miscellaneous junk, and appliances for proper recycling and/or disposal.

WHEN: 9/19  9AM-1PM

WHERE: Public Works Maintenance Facility, 400 East Richmond Street

DETAILS: Check or cash only

Questions? Call or email Cassandra: 651-552-4118 or cjohnson@wspmn.gov


CURBSIDE APPLIANCE PICK UP:

WHAT: JR's Advanced Recyclers will come to your home and haul away your large appliances

WHEN: 10/5  8AM-12PM  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

DETAILS: Call JR's to make a reservation for this event and pay them directly: 651-454-9215

Questions? Call or email Cassandra: 651-552-4118 or cjohnson@wspmn.gov


PLASTIC FILM RECYCLING:

South St. Paul library is currently recycling their plastic film in the library. Any shipments that come in wrapped in shrink wrap, or including bubble wrap, these plastic films are being collected and recycled properly to be kept out of the landfill. Items collected for recycling include:

-Plastic grocery bags
-Bubble wrap
-Shrink wrap surrounded paper towel or water bottle packs
-Dry cleaning bags
-Newspaper bags

Residents can collect and bring plastic film to numerous grocery stores and retail stores throughout the city.

For more information on what can be collected and recycled visit the Plastic Film Recycling website

Questions? Call or email Cassandra at: 651-552-4118

Recyclable Materials

For information on what to recycle, please visit Dakota County’s Green Guide.

Please do not bag recyclable items in plastic bags. Keep them loose in your cart or bin.

Special Note on Plastics

Some plastics are recyclable while some are not. Some recycling haulers are collecting more types of plastics than in the past, so contact your recycling hauler for a detailed list of which types they accept from your curbside recycling bin. Place recyclable plastics in with curbside recycling