Getting rid of old and broken holiday lights?

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Don't throw them away, recycle them!

During winter, the City is sponsors collection sites throughout Saint Paul. Check back in November for dates. In the meantime, use the map to find locations that accept holiday lights year-round!

Accepted items: Holiday lights, electrical cords, telephone cords

NOT Accepted: Cord adaptors, battery packs, plastic rope lights, CFL lights

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Holiday Lights Recycling Map

Between December and January, the City offers collection for holiday lights at libraries and other locations. Click here to see a map of both seasonal and year-round locations to drop off your broken string lights.

Holiday Lights Recycling Map
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Year-Round Holiday Lights Recycling Locations

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Last Edited: June 17, 2021