Recycling

CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

* Fix-It Clinic


UPCOMING EVENTS:


Fall Paper Shred Event

October, 23 2021

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

Pumpkin Recycling Event

November 6 -7

WHERE: Wakota Federal Credit Union, 1151 Southview Blvd

WHEN: 8am-8pm

Join us for another FREE pumpkin recycling event. Bring your unpainted pumpkins to the giant dumpster in the parking lot and toss it in. No limit, no candles, wax or painted pumpkins accepted. 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

Reduce/Reuse Classes

Decluttering

Thursday, November 4 • 7-8pm


Feeling "stuck" because you have too much stuff? Need

to start downsizing, but you can't figure out how to do

it or where to start? Learn about decluttering from

Master Recycler and Decluttering Coach Shari Hansen.

Shari will give you ideas to overcome the emotions that

are tied up in your "stuff" so you can start your project —

no matter the size. She will teach you where to find

places to recycle or donate what you no longer need.


Food & Leftovers Repurposing

Monday, November 8 • 6-8pm


Learn how to take common Thanksgiving leftovers and

remake them into new dishes. Learn tips and tricks

from Chef Bill from That Cooking School.


Basic Sewing Skills

Thursday, November 18 • 7-8:30pm


Would you like to learn basic sewing skills such as

sewing a button on, using pins, snaps and hooks, a

simple hem, and patching? Then this is the class for

you! Feel free to bring needles, snaps and hooks, thread,

scissors, scraps of fabric—whatever you have to

practice on. A small sewing kit will be provided for the

first twenty registered participants to use and keep.


All classes will take place at Mendota Heights City Hall in the Council Chambers. Pre-registration required: Contact Cassandra to register: 651-552-4118 or email 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