• Saint Paul residents and property managers can now request a curbside pick-up of mattresses, box springs, or metal bed frames at no additional cost. Find details at
  • 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.
  • For the most up to date alerts on collection 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. 
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Arts and Crafts Swap

Join Saint Paul Public Works for an Arts and Crafts Supply Swap!

Create something new from something old. Come swap your arts and crafts supplies and find items to create your next masterpiece.

Drop off items you no longer want or browse the shelves for something new. You don't have to bring an item to participate.


Arlington Hills Community Center (1200 Payne Ave)

  • Friday, April 26 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (No items will be accepted after 11:30 a.m.
Arts and Crafts Swap Poster

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: April 9, 2024