Accepted Materials

Man and woman standing side by side holding recyclable items, including a Pringles container, paper towel inner-core, and a butter box


Saint Paul has a single-sort recycling system, which means residents can put all recyclable materials into one cart.  For more information download the 2020 All In Recycling Guide.

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Image with Text: Accepted Materials for Recycling: Containers such as plastic #1, #2, and #5, metal cans, glass bottles, and cartons. Paper such as newspapers, magazines, and mail. Boxes such as cardboard boxes and boxboard.

Image with Text: Materials not accepted for recycling such as: plastic bags, black plastic, Styrofoam, plastic #3, #4, #6, and #7, containers larger than 3 gallons, food/liquid,

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Recycling Clothes and Linens 

Effective immediately, Eureka Recycling will no longer collect bagged clothes and linensFor donation opportunities, visit the Ramsey County Reuse and Donation page.

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Updated: March 31, 2020