Memorial Day Week: Delayed Recycling Pickup

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

  • Monday collection routes will be picked up on Tuesday (5/30).
  • Tuesday collection routes will be picked up on Wednesday (5/31).
  • Wednesday collection routes will be picked up on Thursday (6/1).
  • Thursday collection routes will be picked up on Friday (6/2).
  • Friday collection day routes will be picked up on Saturday (6/3).

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


  • During inclement weather this winter, collection trucks may be running behind their usual schedules or have difficulty safely servicing your alley/street. For the most up to date alerts on service, check Eureka's ReCollect site:

  • Have extra material to recycle? The Recycling Drop Off Center, 309 Como Ave. is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 8 a.m. - Noon Saturday.  Flatten large cardboard. 
  • NEW 24/7 Food Scraps/Organics Drop Off Site at the corner of Carroll Ave. & Griggs St. N.  In Union Park, hosted by Lex-Ham community Council. Find more information here.
  • ​​​​​Saint Paul residents can now recycle their electronics for free!! Safely dispose laptops, printers, cell phones, and more by taking them to the Repowered collection site. Find details on the Ramsey County Electronics Recycling Page 
All Recycling Announcements

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 26, 2023