Garbage & Recycling Collection

Garbage/Recycling Pick-up

Garbage pick-up is every Tuesday. All garbage must be curbside by 6:00 a.m. Randy’s Environmental Services, 763-972-3335, is providing all households with a 65 gallon garbage cart and a 65 gallon recycling cart at no additional cost to you.  A 95 gallon recycling cart is available at no extra cost.  The carts have a handle and wheels and are easy to move. Tags will be available for purchase at city hall at $3.50 per tag for each additional 30-gallon bag of garbage.

Randy’s Environmental Services also offers a Blue Bag Organics curbside composting program. For more information call 763-972-3335 or visit www.randysenvironmentalservices.com.

Click here for the Recycling Calendar

PROPER PREPARATION OF RECYCLABLES
All cans, mixed glass and plastic can be mixed.
(This is called co-mingled recycling).

PAPER – All newspaper including the inserts, office paper (staples can be left in), magazines and phone books can be recycled in the container.

CORRUGATED AND FOOD PRODUCT CARDBOARD–  Aseptic & gabble-topped containers (milk, broth, soup, wine cartons, juice boxes). All Cardboard must be broken down flat.  Maximum length and width not to exceed 3 ft.

*UNACCEPTABLE CARDBOARD – Pizza boxes, egg cartons, waxed cardboard , or if contaminated with food.

CANS – All aluminum and tin cans, including the lids.

GLASS – Unbroken bottles and jars (all colors).

*UNACCEPTABLE GLASS ITEMS – Broken glass, porcelain, light bulbs, windows, dishes, drinking glasses, and lids.

PLASTIC – Empty plastic bottles and jugs labeled with the recycling triangle #1-7.   Rinse thoroughly.  Oil containers must drain for 24 hours prior to pick up.  Labels can be left on.

*UNACCEPTABLE PLASTIC ITEMS – Plastic bags, Styrofoam, plastic hangers, toys

 

NOT ACCEPTED – Metal car parts, flower pots, motor oil and ceramics.

 

Randy’s Environmental Services
763-972-3335

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