Organics recycling will be available at all City buildings

You’ll soon be able to recycle organics at all City buildings. Look for these bins in break rooms and kitchenettes in the coming weeks:  


What can you put in the organics recycling bins?


Do not include: non-certified compostable coffee cups, plastic bags and food-service items; milk cartons; ice cream tubs; Chinese-food containers; microwave-popcorn bags; paper coated with foil; Styrofoam; products labeled “biodegradable”; diapers; sanitary products; cleaning and baby wipes; and yard waste.

All across Minneapolis

Residential organics recycling is rolling out citywide. It’s all part of the move to become a zero-waste city. Find more information at

Help the City communicate the new organics recycling program

Watch this video to learn more about organics recycling in Minneapolis. Please share the video with your friends and neighbors to spread the word about this new service. The video is also available in Spanish, Somali and Hmong.

Published May 31, 2016



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