String lights can be recycled at participating Saint Paul Libraries as well as the Saint Paul Regional Water Services, now through January 22, 2021. Find details on the Holiday Lights Recycling Page.
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.
Find a detailed list of what you can and cannot put in your recycling container, cart, or dumpster.
Information on how to use your cart, collection schedules, collection misses, and more.
Reduce and Reuse
Learn ways to cut down on waste by choosing to reduce and reuse.
The Come Clean! programs work to help address litter in our neighborhoods and dispose of problematic materials. Find out how you can participate.
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.