What to Recycle

WHAT  TO  RECYCLE

PAPER

  • Newspaper—Cardboard—Box Board—Tag Board—Cardboard Egg Cartons—Magazines
  • Junk Mail—Catalogs—Phone Books—Hard Cover Books—Paperbacks—Computer Paper
  • Paper Towel Tubes—Shredded Paper in a Closed Box or Closed Paper Bag

GLASS

  • Jars—Bottles—Jugs

STEEL/TIN  &  ALUMINUM CANS

  • Steel Covers—Clean Aluminum Foil and Pie Plates
  • Soup Cans & Lids—Soda Cans

 PLASTICS

  • Bottles—Jugs—Ice Cream Pails
  • Any Plastic Container With a 1, 2, 4, or 5 inside the “Chasing Arrows” on the Bottom

Take your plastic shopping bags and grocery bags back to a store.

WHAT  NOT  TO  RECYCLE—PUT INTO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE

  • Candy Wrappers—Used Tissue—Dirty Diapers—Small Appliances—Lumber
  • Ovenware—Fridge Packs—Plastic Toys—Flower Pots—Plastic Sleds—Mirrors
  • Canning Jars—Windows—Ceramics—Pottery—Incandescent Light Bulbs
  • Styrofoam Egg Cartons—All Forms of Styrofoam—Soiled Cardboard Pizza Boxes
  • Aluminum Foil with Food—Waterbeds—Amber Pill Bottles—Lawn/Deck Furniture

FILLMORE COUNTY ALSO ACCEPTS (for a fee)

  • Tires
  • Rims
  • Appliances
  • TVs
  • Computer
  • Fluorescent & High Intensity Discharge Lamps CFLs
  • Oil Filters
  • Ballasts
  • and E-waste

Accepted at no charge 

  • Batteries
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Metal
  • Clothing
  • Curtains
  • Bedding
  • Shoes
  • Belts
  • Purses
  • Antifreeze
  • and Waste Oil

 

Recycling Guide (PDF)

Resource Recovery Center – (507)765-4704 

Hazardous Household Waste is collected the First Tuesday of May and October....Noon until 5:00 p.m.

 

CITY RESIDENTIAL & BUSINESS RECYCLING COLLECTION:  schedules vary.  Contact your hauler or city hall for your schedule.