Recycling & Resource Solutions

New this year - Anoka County compost sites open December - March


Anoka County compost sites will be open to collect yard waste and organics (food & non-recyclable paper) December through March.  Both sites are open Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Get directions and details here.

Business Recycling Mandate


Business owners required to recycle - January 1, 2016.  Learn more.

County Facility Locations and Hours

Prescription Drug Disposal


Safely dispose of unused prescription drugs.  Learn more about the Anoka County Sheriff's Office Prescription Drug Take Back Program.

Videos


  • Reusing Household Items - Give the things around your home a second life. We have a few ideas to get you thinking. Plus, they're great projects for kids!
  • Recycling: Then and Now - Learn how recycling has changed over the years, how recyclables are sorted and what items/products are made using recycled materials.
  • Pigs Aren't Picky - Leftover school lunches become a feast fit for a pig! See how this unique partnership between schools and farmers is saving our resources one tray at a time. 

Topics

  1. Search the Recycling and Disposal Directory

    Find locations that will handle recyclables and other materials.

  2. Residential Recycling Opportunities

    Residential recycling opportunities for your municipality.

  3. Composting/Organics

    Learn everything there is to know about composting.

  4. Household Hazardous Waste Facility

    How to use the household hazardous waste facility.

  5. Commercial Recycling

    Recycling information for businesses.

  6. Recycling at Events

    Recycle and collect organics at your community events.

  7. Special Topics

    Check out more waste management topics.

  8. Reduce

    Learn how to reduce waste.

  9. Reuse

    Reuse to conserve resources.

  10. Publications

    Browse publications from Recycling & Resource Solutions.

  11. Other Resources

    More information on waste and toxicity reduction, reuse, and recycling from other agencies and organizations.