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Recycling
CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

*    Fix-It Clinic

*    Commercial recycling requirements go into effect on January 1, 2016

*    Business Recycling - Dakota County will provide free recycling labels

*    Yellowbook Recycling Options


UPCOMING EVENTS:


Tour de Trash

Friday, September, 29, 2017
$10

The Tour de Trash is a half-day field trip to waste and recycling facilities reoccurring annually. The field trip takes participants to a landfill, compost site, recycling center, and The Recycling Zone. Tour de Trash is open to all Dakota County residents ages 16 and over.


For more information visit Dakota County's website.



City of South St. Paul Curbside Appliance Pick-up


Monday, October, 2, 2017

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Call J.R.'s Advanced Recyclers between 8/1/17 and 9/30/17, 651-454-9215.

Appliances must be in a square (non-compacted) condition and not contain food, debris, or other foreign material which would prevent the recycler from proper removal of hazardous waste and/or refrigerants according to law.

J.R.'s Advanced Recyclers has the right to refuse ANY appliance. If your appliance is of an unusual variety, please inquire with the recycler about its acceptance.

Accepted Appliances: air conditioners, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, disposals, dryers, furnaces, humidifiers, microwaves, refrigerators & freezers, stoves, trash compactors, washers, water heaters, and water softeners. 

Cost is $25 for the first appliance, and $5 for each additional appliance. Contact J.R.'s Advanced Recyclers with any questions: 651-454-9215.

Event is partially funded by: The Dakota County Board of Commissioners.

Event is sponsored by: The City of South St. Paul. J.R.'s Advanced Recyclers, and The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.


Paper Shred Event


Saturday, September, 23, 2017
9am - noon

Lilydale City Hall
1011 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Lilydale

FREE and open to all Dakota County residents




Saturday, September, 30, 2017
9am - 2pm

Burnsville Maintenance Facility
13713 Frontier Court, Burnsville

FREE and open to all Dakota County residents





Saturday, October, 21, 2017
9am - noon

South St Paul High School
700 N 2nd St
(drop-off is in parking lot off 6th Ave)


Residents of West St. Paul, South St. Paul and Mendota Heights are welcome! Shred and recycle confidential material.

Shredding Process 
Pioneer SecureShred staff collects and secures material into a locking security container and transports it directly to the mobile shredding vehicle. The material is deposited directly into the shredding chamber without being touched by human hands. The shredded material is then sent to a recycler!

Please remove 3-ring binders, binder clips, or metal tabs on file folders.

What to shred:
* Credit card offers
* Receipts
* Check stubs
* Old bills
* Banking and loan information
* Tax records
* Investment records
* Social Security numbers
* Internal Correspondence

Please bring documents in paper bags that can be left with us, instead of boxes which must be separated from documents and recycled separately.

Call Cassandra with questions: 651-552-4118.

Partially funded by: The Dakota County Board of Commissioners. 
Sponsored by: The City of South St. Paul, Pioneer SecureShred, and The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency



Pumpkin Collection

Saturday, November, 4, 2017
9am - noon

Henry Sibley High School 
1897 Delaware Ave Delaware Avenue,
Mendota Heights, MN 55118


Instead of throwing away your pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns after Halloween, or seeing them slowly rot on your stoop, bring them to our one-day-only compost collection event. The pumpkins will be brought to a commercial compost facility instead of ending up in the landfill. This free event is open to all residents of South St Paul, West St Paul and Mendota Heights.

No limit to how many pumpkins you can bring! Bring your neighbor's!

Unfortunately painted pumpkins cannot be accepted. Remove all candles and wax before arrival.

Call Cassandra with questions: 651-552-4118.

Event is partially funded by: The Dakota County Board of Commissioners.

Event is sponsored by: The City of Mendota Heights and The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

                              

Recyclable Materials

For information on what to recycle, please visit Dakota County's Green 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.

Cassandra Schueller
Recycling Coordinator
Email

125 3rd Ave. N.
South St. Paul, MN 55075

Ph: 651-552-4118