Recycling

CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

* Fix-It Clinic

* Commercial recycling requirements go into effect on January 1, 2016

* Business Recycling - Dakota County will provide free recycling labels (PDF)

* Yellowbook Recycling Options (PDF)

UPCOMING EVENTS:


PUMPKIN RECYCLING:

November 2, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wakota Federal Credit Union

1151 Southview Blvd, South St. Paul


Recycle your pumpkin for free! Open to everyone! No painted pumpkins or candles accepted. Pumpkins will be composted instead of going to the landfill. Take a ride on the Ashes fire truck!  Questions? Call Deb: 651-554-3230

No painted pumpkins or candles accepted.


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