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


  • 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

Recycling Drop-off Center

The Recycling Drop-off Center is free to all Saint Paul residents and small businesses. Sorted recyclables can be dropped off six days a week for recycling.

Find out more

Collection Information

Information on how to use your cart, collection schedules, collection misses, and more.

Collection Information Page

Apartment Recycling

The City of Saint Paul requires that all tenants of apartment buildings are given the opportunity to recycle. Whether you're a tenant, apartment owner, or apartment manager, you can find program details and resources to make recycling at your apartment building go smoothly by clicking below.

Apartment 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

Electronics Recycling

Electronic items can not be placed in your recycling container, but they can be recycled! Find out when, where, and how!

Electronics Recycling

Mattress Recycling

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.

Mattress Recycling Information

Recycle Smart

The Recycle Smart campaign highlights the most problematic items that cause issues when thrown in the recycling. Find out what these items are and how to properly dispose of them instead.

Recycle Smart Information

Last Edited: January 31, 2024