Recycling

CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

* Fix-It Clinic


UPCOMING EVENTS:


Holiday Lights Recycling

Bring your burned out holiday lights, electric cords, appliance cords and telephone cords to South St. Paul City Hall and look for the collection barrel through the end of January. Mendota Heights City Hall and the Northern Service Center are also collecting lights. The Recycling Zone in Eagan also takes lights and cords year round.


Spring Paper Shred Event

April 23, 2022

WHERE: West St. Paul Sports Complex, 1650 Oakdale Ave

WHEN: 9am-noon

Join us for another FREE shredding event held at the West St. Paul Sports Complex from 9AM-noon. Bring documents in paper bags please. No limit. Open to residents in South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Lilydale, Sunfish Lake and Mendota.

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


Curbside Appliance Pick Up

October 3, 2022 

Call JR's Advanced Recyclers to schedule and pay for your appliances to be collected at your driveway. $25 for the first and $10 for each additional. 

Reservations Required: 651-454-9215

Call J.R.’s Advanced Recyclers between 9/1/22 9/30/22

Examples of some accepted appliances:

  • Furnace
  • Humidifier
  • Water heater
  • Water softener
  • Dishwasher
  • Air conditioner
  • and more!

Questions? Contact JR's at: 651-454-9215 


Fall Paper Shred Event

October 22, 2022

WHERE: Mendakota Park, 2171 Dodd Rd, Mendota Heights

WHEN: 9am-noon

Join us for another FREE shredding event held at Mendakota Park in Mendota Heights from 9AM-noon. Bring documents in paper bags please. No limit. Open to residents in South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Lilydale, Sunfish Lake and Mendota.

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

Recyclable Materials

For information on what to recycle, please visit Dakota County’s Recycling 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