Residential Recycling 

Each community in Anoka County has curbside recycling available to residents. See below for a list of accepted items in your recycling cart at home.   

All Recyclables
  1. Paper
  2. Glass
  3. Metal
  4. Cartons
  5. Plastic

Mixed Paper

  • Mail, office and school papers
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Newspapers and inserts

Boxes

  • Cardboard
  • Cereal, cracker and pasta boxes
  • Shoe, gift and electronic boxes
  • Toiletry boxes
  • Tissue boxes

Recycling by Community

The table below provides recycling opportunities for each community. Included are recycling drop-off center details, recycling events for items like appliances, electronics, fluorescent bulbs, bulky items (mattresses, furniture, etc.) and much more. You can also find contact information for your community's recycling coordinator.

City

Phone

Recycling Center? 

Recycling Day Events and Additional Information

Andover763-767-5114YesMonthly Recycling Day: 2nd Saturday of each month, except holidays.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Andover.

Anoka763-576-2725NoView the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Anoka.

Bethel763-434-4366NoView the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Bethel.

Blaine763-785-6192NoMonthly Recycling Day: 3rd Saturday of each month, except holidays.

View the Residential Recycling Details for information about recycling in Blaine.

Centerville651-429-3232NoRecycling Events: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Recycle Technologies (Green Lights Recycling) in Blaine.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Centerville.

Circle Pines763-784-5898NoRecycling Events: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Recycle Technologies (Green Lights Recycling) in Blaine.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Circle Pines.

Columbia Heights763-706-3700YesRecycling Center is open every Saturday except holiday weekends.

For details on monthly curbside pick up of appliances and electronics, call 1-888-960-0008.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Columbia Heights.

Columbus651-464-3120NoView the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Columbus.

Coon Rapids763-767-6485Yes

Recycling Center is open:
Tuesdays 9 am - 3 pm
Wednesdays 1 - 7 pm
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9 am - 3 pm
Click here for items accepted.

Self-Serve Paper Shredding is available, one box limit per person. Check city website often for details.

Paper Shredding Events: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Preparation prior to visiting site:
- Styrofoam: REMOVE tape and stickers
- Mattresses: NEED to be stacked neatly and tightly
- Cardboard: FLATTEN, lines may be longer in the first hour

Masks appreciated. Credit card payment preferred, checks and exact change if needed. Please practice social distancing. City staff has the authority to make adjustments as necessary to ensure the safety of staff and residents.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Coon Rapids.

East Bethel763-367-7840YesMonthly Recycling Day: last Saturday of each month, except holidays.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in East Bethel.

Fridley763-572-3594NoRecycling Events: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Recycle Technologies (Green Lights Recycling) in Blaine.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Fridley.

Ham Lake763-434-9555YesRecycling Drop-off Events: Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Recycle Technologies (Green Lights Recycling) in Blaine.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Ham Lake.

Hilltop763-571-2023NoContact your municipality for recycling day date.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Hilltop.

Lexington763-784-2792NoRecycling Events: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Recycle Technologies (Green Lights Recycling) in Blaine.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Lexington.

Lino Lakes651-982-2435NoMonthly Recycling Day: 3rd Saturday of each month, except holidays.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Lino Lakes.

Linwood Township651-462-2812YesRecycling Center is open:
Tuesdays 12 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursdays 8 am - 12 pm
Saturdays 8 am - 12 pm
Residents must unload and handle their own materials.

Paper Shredding at Senior Center/Community Center Lobby
Monday-Thursday 8 am - 5 pm and Friday 8 am - 12 pm.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Linwood Twp.

Nowthen763-441-1347YesRecycling Center is open:
Tuesdays 11 am - 7 pm
Thursdays 11 am - 7 pm
Saturdays 8 am - 4 pm

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Nowthen.

Oak Grove763-404-7000YesView the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Oak Grove.

Ramsey763-433-9817NoView the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Ramsey.

Saint Francis763-233-5200NoRecycling Events: Saturday, November 20, 2021 at LePage & Sons in Bethel.

Leaf Drop off and Paper Shredding, only: Saturday, October 30, 2021.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Saint Francis.

Spring Lake Park763-792-7219NoAs of August 18, the recycling drop-off area is closed until further notice, due to contamination. The organics collection area is open.

Recycling Events: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Recycle Technologies (Green Lights Recycling) in Blaine.

View the Residential Recycling Details for more information about recycling in Spring Lake Park.