Garbage & Recycling Collection
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
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