Acceptable Recyclables

Location

The Recycling Center is located at 1831 111th Avenue NW, 1 block east of Hanson Boulevard.

Large Items

When bringing in large items other than appliances or electronics, please bring your own help. Staff is not allowed to lift/load large items.

Fees

All fees for items must be paid at time of drop off. Coon Rapids Recycling Center accepts cash, credit card or check payment.

Acceptable Recyclable Materials

The Recycling Center collects the following recyclable items only. Any trash brought to the site by mistake must be taken with you for proper disposal.

*NOW ACCEPTED* Fluorescent Bulbs

Fluorescent bulbs are accepted for free from Anoka County residents only. Incandescent bulbs can be thrown in the trash. Bulbs will not be accepted from businesses and other organizations due to contractual agreements. Businesses and other organizations can bring bulbs to Green Lights Recycling located at 10040 Davenport Street NE, Blaine, 763-785-0456.

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Antifreeze

Antifreeze accepted, do not mix with other fluids.

Appliances

Bring appliances to the Coon Rapids Recycling Center the 1st and 3rd Saturday monthly (excluding holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All appliances/Air conditioners/water softeners (salt removed) $20 each
*More details about dates and items accepted here*

Items not listed: Call 763-767-6485 for price.

Items Not Accepted for Recycling

Remodeling Waste including:

  • Drywall
  • Patio doors and screens
  • Railroad Ties
  • Fiberglass
  • Toilets
  • Windows and window glass
  • Wood
  • Large plastic items

Other items including:

  • Furniture of any type
  • Treated wood including doors, furniture, decks and others
  • Child Car Seats
  • Styrofoam with tape, cardboard and other items attached
  • Styrofoam eggs cartons, take out boxes, meat trays or cups
  • Large plastic items, lawn furniture
  • Plastic #3, #4, #6, #7 have been discontinued at this time

Where May I take Construction/Demolition Waste for Recycling?

SKB Environmental in Blaine will take construction/demolition waste for recycling. Visit the company's website for more information.

For More Information

Please check with the Recycling Center first before bringing other items not listed. For disposal options, call your trash hauler or Elk River Landfill 763-441-2464, or Walters transfer station 763-780-8464.

Have a specific item and don't know how to dispose of it properly? Not sure if it's recyclable? Send us your questions!

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