Recycling

CURRENT RECYCLING NEWS:

* Fix-It Clinic


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Athletic Gear Donation

May 16-31, 2022

WHERE: 

  • West St. Paul Dome, 1655 Livingston Ave
  • Doug Woog Arena, 141 6th St S, SSP
  • Mendota Heights City Hall, 1101 Victoria Curve

WHEN: May 16 -31

Accepting all good-condition sports equipment and gear for United Heroes League; The organization helps military families build confidence, friendships, and engagement through sports. All items will be donated to United Heroes League.

Look for large donation boxes in entryway.

ACCEPTED:

  • Golf clubs
  • Downhill and cross country skis
  • Cleats
  • All equipment and gear

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Bad condition items
  • Workout gear and clothing
  • Tennis shoes

Questions? Contact Cassandra: 651-552-4118 or cjohnson@wspmn.gov


Tire Recycling Event

June 11, 2022

WHERE: West St. Paul Public Works, 403 Marie Ave E

WHEN: 9am-noon

Join us for another FREE tire recycling event. Rimless tires accepted only. Limit 8 tires per household. 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


Free Paper Shred Event

September 10, 2022

WHERE: Wakota Federal Credit Union, 1151 Southview Blvd, South St. Paul

WHEN: 10am-1pm

Join us for a FREE paper shred event, limit 2 boxes per person. Open to the community. Held in parking lot out back.

Questions? Contact Amanda: 651-289-2154 or amanda@wakotafcu.org


SAVE THE DATE:


Clean up Day

September 17, 2022

WHERE: Public Works, 400 E Richmond St, South St. Paul

WHEN: 9am-1pm

Join us to dispose of items, most have a fee associated with them, such as:

  • mattress/box spring
  • bikes
  • TV
  • junk/trash
  • appliances

Curbside Appliance Pick Up

October 3, 2022 

Call JR's Advanced Recyclers to schedule and pay for your appliances to be collected at your driveway. $25 for the first and $10 for each additional. 

Reservations Required: 651-454-9215

Call J.R.’s Advanced Recyclers between 9/1/22 9/30/22

Examples of some accepted appliances:

  • Furnace
  • Humidifier
  • Water heater
  • Water softener
  • Dishwasher
  • Air conditioner
  • and more!

Questions? Contact JR's at: 651-454-9215 


Fall Paper Shred Event

October 22, 2022

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

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