As of January 1, 2016, most Twin Cities businesses are required by law to recycle

Commercial building owners that contract for four cubic yards or more per week of solid waste collection must implement recycling of at least three types of materials, such as paper, glass, plastic, metal and organics.

Let us help you prepare. You'll find information in our 5 Steps to Better Business Recycling to help you get started or improve your efforts. You will also find recycling and disposal information beyond the basics, including what to do with electronics and hazardous waste. Search for facilities by location, materials accepted and services provided. Click on the links below to get started!

Learn more about the new law

How-To Guides

Steps and primers for improving recycling and reduction practices at your workplace.

Materials by Name

Recycling and disposal information for your business, listed alphabetically by material.

Recycling Drop-off Centers

A list and map of companies that provide drop-off opportunities for commonly recycled items such as office paper, cardboard and beverage containers.

Recycling Pick-up Services

A list of companies that provide pick-up services for commonly recycled items such as office paper, cardboard and beverage containers.

Specialized Recycling Services

A list and map of companies that provide recycling services for out-of-the ordinary recyclables such as electronics, fluorescent lamps, tires, pallets, and more.

Donation Opportunities

Consider donation opportunities for unwanted, usable materials from your business.

Hazardous Waste

Learn how your business can properly manage hazardous waste.

Tips By Industry

Tips for reducing waste for various industries.

Trash Disposal Sites

Where to go if you can't find a donation, reuse or recycling option.