Commercial Recycling

Business Assistance Program
Show your customers and community you’re
committed to a healthier environment.

Your business plays in important role in helping keep our air, water and land clean. A robust recycling program says you mean business when it comes to conserving our natural resources and demonstrating your organization’s commitment to your community. And, recycling more may help your bottom line. For most businesses in Anoka County it’s the law to recycle at least three materials such as paper, glass, plastic, metal and organics including food waste and non-recyclable paper. 

We can help.

Whether you need help becoming compliant with new recycling requirements or want to improve your current recycling efforts, Anoka County has resources to help such as FREE on-site technical assistance through the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Waste Wise program and more. Click here for the program brochure.

FREE on-site
technical assistance

A technical expert will visit your site to help you find ways to reduce your waste,
design a new or improved recycling program or get
you started with organics recycling.

FREE labels for your recycling and trash containers

Labels are an essential part
of an effective recycling program. We provide a variety of types to fit your needs.

Funding to
improve recycling

We provide up to
$10,000 for equipment and supplies to help your business recycle more.

To get started

You can fill out our online referral form to get started today.  An Anoka County technical assistance consultant with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce's Waste Wise program will contact you and assist you with completing a grant application. Grant applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Recycling Mandate
Business owners required to recycle - January 1, 2016.  Learn more.

Business Recycling Guide

Are you looking for recycling and disposal options for your business? Rethink Recycling offers the Business Recycling Guide (online and searchable) to help Anoka County businesses locate recycling and disposal options. 

Information included in the guide:
  • Recycling and reuse options for materials used by your business
  • Donation opportunities
  • Disposal options for materials that cannot be reused or recycled
  • Disposal information and options for problem materials and hazardous waste