Recycling & Resource Solutions

Compost Bin Sale

Jump start your spring gardening efforts!  Learn more.

Anoka County Organics Drop-off Program

Be a part of the Anoka County Organics Drop-off Program.  Read more about it and sign-up here.

Anoka County compost sites open warm weather hours

Anoka County compost sites are now open more hours to collect yard waste and organics (food & non-recyclable paper) April - November.  View hours, directions and fees here.

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. 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.