Resources

From web sites to phone hotlines, Rethink Recycling member counties and state agencies offer ideas on what to buy and throw as well as tips for choosing environmentally friendly products. Many Twin Cities metro organizations can help, too. For assistance with recycling services at home, look for your city of residence on the City Recycling Information page. 


Where Do I Go First? Find your County of Residence:

Anoka County

Residential Disposal Guide
Phone: 763-324-3400


 

Carver County

Residential Guide on Disposal
Phone: 952-361-1800


 

Dakota County

Green Guide
Phone: 952-891-7557


 

Hennepin County

Green Disposal Guide
Choose to Reuse Directory
Phone: 612-348-3777


 

Ramsey County

A-to-Z Disposal Guide
Phone: 651-633-3279


 

Washington County

Residential Disposal Guide
Phone: 651-430-6655


 

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency



FOR FURTHER HELP

Wondering what to buy or throw? Have something to donate? Whether you're looking for reuse options or tips on reducing waste, many Twin Cities metro organizations are ready to serve you.

U OF M REUSE PROGRAM WAREHOUSE

A wide selection of campus office furniture, lab equipment, and computers are available for sale. Open to the public.

AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

Find information on buying recycled products and getting involved on the annual America Recycles Day, November 15th.

DONATION OPPORTUNITIES

Download this list of Twin Cities metro organizations that accept household items for reuse, provided by Hennepin County.

MINNESOTA RECYCLED PRODUCTS DIRECTORY

Look here for the names of quality products made in Minnesota from recycled materials.

RECYCLING ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA

Identify hundreds of products found on retail shelves that are made with recycled materials.

REDUCE.ORG

Learn about ways to reduce your waste when you shop, work and play, while saving time and money in the process.