Holiday Collection Delay

Holiday Collection Delay Reminder!  

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, all recycling and garbage collection will be delayed one day.

  • Monday collection day (5/27) will be on Tuesday (5/28)
  • Tuesday collection day (5/28) will be on Wednesday (5/29)
  • Wednesday collection day (5/29) will be on Thursday (5/30)
  • Thursday collection day (5/30) will be on Friday (5/31)
  • Friday collection day (5/31) will be on Saturday (6/1)

Please contact your garbage hauler for any garbage service-related questions. Contact the city for recycling questions.


All Recycling Announcements

Report Issues or Ask Questions

Use this form to contact the City with questions or feedback on recycling service, including missed collections and damaged carts, and recycling programs. A staff member monitors these inquiries Monday through Friday 8-4:30 p.m.

Recycling Questions & Concerns

Residential Recycling

City of Saint Paul provides recycling services to all residents. Click here to find info on program basics, acceptable materials, recycling drop-off center information, and more.

Residential Recycling Information

Accepted Materials

Find a detailed list of what you can and cannot put in your recycling container, cart, or dumpster.

Accepted Materials List

Collection Information

Information on how to use your cart, collection schedules, collection misses, and more.

Collection Information

Reduce and Reuse

Learn ways to cut down on waste by choosing to reduce and reuse.

Reduce and Reuse

Litter Clean-up Programs

The Come Clean! programs work to help address litter in our neighborhoods and dispose of problematic materials. Find out how you can participate.

Come Clean! Program

Household Organics (Food Scraps)

More than 30% of residential garbage is food scraps and other organics material. You can reduce the amount of these materials in your garbage with the household organics program.

Household Organics Recycling

Last Edited: May 24, 2024