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The city partners with local district councils to organize annual community drop-off events for residents to properly dispose of large refuse items, recyclable materials not collected in the curbside program, and share usable goods with others. 

Volunteers are always needed! Volunteers receive snacks, complimentary lunch, and a voucher to dispose of one load for free. Call the organizing district council to participate!

2019 Events Summary     2020 Fall Disposal Guide

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Dates and Locations

The Citywide Drop off Events are tentatively scheduled for June and September of 2021. Precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of residents and staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view the Fall Disposal Guide for options to get rid of your excess clutter. Check this page for updates on dates and accepted items.

See below for recycling and disposal options for many items typically collected at the Drop-off events. 

Options for Saint Paul households with city solid waste services:

Saint Paul residents living in 1-4 unit properties can take advantage of the Bulky Item pick up program. Visit the City page on Bulky Item Disposal Collection.

Options for all Saint Paul households:

For more information regarding disposal of items you cannot place in your recycling cart, follow the links below.

Last Edited: March 2, 2021