Recycling & Resource Solutions

Anoka County compost sites open for the season

Both sites are open the days and hours listed here.  Compost is available for purchase only at the Bunker Hills site, credit cards can be processed. 

New this year at the compost sites.

Organics (food & non-recyclable paper) will be collected in a separate container.  Learn more.

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.


  • 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. 


  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. Special Topics

    Check out more waste management topics.

  7. Reduce

    Learn how to reduce waste.

  8. Reuse

    Reuse to conserve resources.

  9. Publications

    Browse publications from Recycling & Resource Solutions.

  10. Other Resources

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

  11. Recycling at Events