What We Sort

Single Stream Recycling Increases recycling And makes recycling more convenient

We process the following items from both residential and commercial sources:

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Aluminum and Steel Cans

empty and rinse

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Food and Beverage Cartons

empty and replace cap

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Bottles and Jars

empty and rinse

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Mixed Paper, Newspaper, Magazines, and Flattened Cardboard

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Kitchen, Laundry, Bath: Bottles and Containers

empty and replace cap

Here are the things we do NOT want:

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Do Not Bag Recyclables and No Garbage

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No Plastic Bags or Plastic Wrap

return to retail

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No Food or Liquid

empty all containers

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No Clothing or Linens

use donation programs

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No Tanglers

no hoses, wires, chains, or electronics

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No Batteries

no batteries of any kind

Where do I take certain items?

Recycle Minnesota processes only single stream recycling. If you have an item that you are unsure of where to dispose of check out the Green Guide below: