Resident Recycling Guide

Are you only recycling the basics? It's a great start, but you can recycle more than you think!

This residential recycling guide helps residents learn how to recycle more, reduce waste and safely dispose of hazardous items. It's time to Rethink Recycling!

Know What to Throw 2017 Guide

Know What to Throw

You can recycle more than you think! Use this list as your guide for recycling at home in the Twin Cities metro area.

Recycling and Disposal Information

Are you looking to get rid of stuff? From appliances to electronics, paints to plastics, medicines to textiles, find reuse, recycling and disposal information for these and many other household items.

common household hazardous waste

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Sites

Many items should not be included in the trash due to hazardous meterials. Dispose of these items safely at one of the many conveniently located county household hazardous waste collection sites.

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Landfills & Transfer Stations

A list of landfills and transfer stations in the metro area and some of the materials they accept.



Your city and county of residence, as well as the State and local organizations, can assist you in starting or improving recycling at home!