From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., residents can come to the Municipal Service Center, at 7305 Oxford Street, and dispose of scrap metal, bicycles, appliances and mattresses for free or for a small fee.
Here's the city's list of what's accepted:
For a fee:
- Bulky items for disposal (e.g. furniture, toys, remodeling supplies, equipment).
- Appliances and electronics.
- Tires will be collected for shredding and reuse.
- Mattresses and box springs can be brought to the event for recycling for a fee of $15 each, regardless of size.
Check out the price list or call Waste Management at (763) 783-5423 for fee information. Cash or checks only.
For no charge:
- Bicycles in any condition
- Gently used items for donation to the Vietnam Vets. The Vets have created a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items.
- Textile recycling - bring torn and worn clothes, shoes (pairs only), linens, towels, fabric scraps and rags for free recycling. Clean and dry only please.
- Scrap metal recycling – bring in old grills, steel shelving, bed frames, etc. Lawn mowers and snow blowers must be drained of all fluids.
- Paper shredding - bring in your papers for free shredding. Limit of 3 grocery-sized bags per vehicle. Shredded paper will be recycled.
- New this Fall: Fluorescent bulb recycling! Bring in your expired, unbroken fluorescent bulbs (including compact fluorescent lights, U-tube and circline fluorescent tubes, bug zappers, black lights, germicidal bulbs, high output bulbs, and cold-cathode fluorescent bulbs) for proper disposal.
Tree debris, yard waste, garbage, recyclables, concrete and hazardous waste will not be accepted.