Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling
Remember to shovel around your garbage and recycling carts! A 3 foot path needs to be cleared from your garbage and recycing carts to the alley or street for ease of collection. Visit our Snow Shoveling page for more information.
Yard Waste collection ended the week of November 25, 2013. If you have yard waste that you want to deliver to a drop-off location, contact Solid Waste & Recycling at (612) 673-2917 and our customer service representatives will assist you. Visit the Yard Waste page for additional details to your yard waste collection service.
Mattresses are recyclable and should be placed out on your recycling day only. Collection crews will sticker your mattress and return the following business day to pick it up. Mattresses are non-recyclable if they become water logged from rain or snow. Please keep your unwanted mattresses inside until the morning of your recycling collection to prevent them from becoming non-recyclable. You may also contact Solid Waste & Recycling and let us know that you'll be placing a mattress out the day after your recycling collection for pickup. Our customer service staff will notify the collection crew so that it will be picked up.
Solid Waste & Recycling have re-activated a quarterly newsletter. The first issue of our new newsletter, The Clean City Chronicle, is now available! Visit our Newsletter page to read the newsletter and to sign up to receive future editions via email. URGENT ONE-SORT NOTICE: Do NOT place plastic bags into your one-sort cart. You may place paper bags full of recyclables into your one-sort cart. If collecting recycling in plastic bags, the bags need to be emptied into the cart and the plastic bag needs to be placed in the garbage or brought to a participating grocery store for recycling.
Recycling Credit will no longer be a separate line item on your bill. The base fee & recycling credit were combined reducing your base fee by $7.00 per month. Billing information is available on the Solid Waste Billing Page.
You can now recycle more! View our Recycling Guide for details or go to the following pages for more detailed recycling information:
Food, Beverage & Other Container Recycling
Household Battery Recycling
Household Hazardous Waste
Helpful Hennepin County websites:
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
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Customer Service (612) 673-2917
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The Division of Solid Waste & Recycling is committed to excellence in customer service. The mission of the Division is to protect the health and safety of Minneapolis residents by providing solid waste management services that result in a clean and livable city.
A Clean City is Job One, and the job is carried out in a safe, environmentally protective and cost effective manner.
Solid Waste & Recycling is funded by your monthly fees, sale of metals and recyclable's and a Hennepin County Recycling grant.
Property taxes are not part of the funding for your solid waste and recycling services.
Last updated Dec. 10, 2013