City & Township Organics Programs

How to participate in your city or town

Some cities in Anoka County now have organics recycling programs. See below for details about how to sign up and links for more information. Details vary by program.

What is the cost?

There is no cost to participate in any of the organics drop-off programs in Anoka County.  Fees apply for curbside collection in Columbia Heights and Fridley.

Who can participate?

Anoka County residents can participate in any community organics drop-off program or any Anoka County resident can participate in the Anoka County Organics Drop-off Program.

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City & Township Organics Drop-off Programs

City/Town Location Summer Hours
Apr - Nov
Winter Hours
Dec - Mar
Columbus Recycling Center (3801 Madison Street NE) 24/7 24/7
Coon Rapids Recycling Center (1831 111th Avenue NW) Tue, Thurs, Fri and Sat 9 a.m. - 3 pm,
Wed 1 - 7 p.m.
Tue - Sat: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ham Lake City Hall (15544 Central Avenue NW) 24/7 24/7
Lino Lakes Birch Park (6520 Pheasant Run) 24/7 24/7
Lino Lakes Clearwater Creek lift station (2200 Cedar Street) 24/7 24/7
Lino Lakes Lino Park (7850 Lake Drive) 24/7 24/7
Lino Lakes Marshan Park (7204 Lake Drive) 24/7 24/7
Linwood Twp. Recycling Center (22817 Typo Creek Drive NE) 24/7 24/7
Ramsey Public Works Facility (14100 Jasper Street) 24/7 24/7
Spring Lake Park Recycling Center (1301 - 81st Avenue NE) 24/7 24/7
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How to get started

Columbus City Hall

Contact: 651-419-9010 or email the Deputy Clerk
Sign up by email or in person on weekdays and receive start-up kit at City Hall.

Coon Rapids Recycling Center

Contact: 763-767-6485
Sign up in person at the recycling center or by phone.

Ham Lake City Hall

Contact: 763-434-9555 or email J. Bohr
Sign up by phone or email and come to City Hall to receive your starter kit.

Lino Lakes - three drop-off locations

Contact: 651-982-2423
Sign up by phone, online at Lino Lakes or in person at city hall.

Linwood Town Hall

Contact: 651-462-2812
Sign up in person and receive start-up kit at Town Hall weekdays or at the Recycling Center on the 4th Saturday of the month.

Ramsey Public Works Facility

Contact: 763-433-9817
Sign up by phone, online or in person. Visit City of Ramsey or stop in to the Ramsey Municipal Center.

Spring Lake Park Recycling Center

Contact: 763-792-7219 or email Wanda Brown
Sign up by phone or email.

City & Township Curbside Organics Collection Programs

City/Town Details Get more information
Columbia Heights Available curbside to all residents, additional fees apply. 763-706-3700 or
​email [email protected]
Fridley Available curbside to all residents, additional fees apply. 763-572-3594 or