Your go-to guide for waste & recycling in the Twin Cities.
Recycling training materials available
Call first for items accepted, fees, and delivery instructions.
May accept bulky non-recyclable items. Call first for items accepted, disposal fees, hours of operation and delivery instructions.
Services the counties of: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Sherburne and Wright. Accepts boxboard. Call first.
Services the counties of: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Sherburne, and Wright. Accepts boxboard. Call first.
Services the counties of: Anoka, Washington
Accepts appliances, bulky items, home construction items, scrap metal, tires & treated wood.
Also accepts contaminated soil, ash, foundry and general manufacturing waste.
Also accepts brush/branches, logs, stumps, Christmas trees. Debagging required. Tinsel must be removed from Christmas Trees.
May accept mixed loads of waste including bulky non-recyclable items and trash. Call first for items accepted, fees, and delivery instructions. Appointment required for large loads and loads containing asbestos or lead. Accepts TV's
Construction waste includes waste building materials, packaging and rubble resulting from construction, remodeling and repair of buildings and roads. Construction materials in good condition can be reused. See Building Materials Reuse for organizations and businesses that accept these materials. Demolition debris is waste resulting from the demolition of buildings, roads and other human-made structures, and includes concrete, brick, wood, masonry, glass, rock, metal and plastic building materials. Demolition debris does not include asbestos waste. Learn more by viewing the resources from our demolition waste workshop.
Sustainable Building Design - Twin Cities is home to a number of new buildings that incorporate sustainable design, an emerging design practice that puts emphasis on conserving natural resources and reducing environmental impacts. Some features are designed to reduce energy usage, thus saving money in building operating expenses. Among these features are:
To learn how buildings such as the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, Dakota County Northern Service Center, Apple Valley Municipal Center, and Pierre Bottineau Public Library all incorporated sustainable design features, visit the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency web site to view a series of case studies.
By sorting your construction waste and/or demolition debris, you may find recycling opportunities for cardboard, concrete, metal, wood and other wastes. See Pick-up Services or Drop-off Centers, or find the specific material under Waste Management Guide.
See the "Recycling and Disposal Sites" tab for businesses that accept construction waste and demolition debris for disposal. Ask the company if it actively removes usable materials for recycling. Call first for drop-off and/or pick-up options.
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