Recycle Holiday Lights

Getting rid of old and broken holiday lights? Don't throw them away- recycle them!

November 28, 2022 - January 20, 2023

Drop off string lights and miscellaneous electrical cords to be recycled at any Saint Paul Public Library (SPPL) or at Saint Paul Regional Water Services (1900 Rice St). 

woman tangled in holiday lights





  Holiday Lights   Cord Adapters
  Electrical Cords   Batteries/Battery Packs
  Telephone Cords   Plastic Rope Lights
  Charging Cables   CFL Bulbs


Additional Cardboard Recycling

After gifts have been exchanged for the holidays, there's often a surplus of cardboard. Not only is it difficult to fit all of this into your recycling cart, boxes from new purchases can also draw unwanted attention to your home as a target for thieves. Stay safe and avoid recycling collection issues by dropping of your extra cardboard.


Utilize these free City drop-off location to recycle your excess cardboard. 

Picture of flattened cardboard.


Recycling Drop-off Center

  • 309 Como Ave
  • Open Year-round
  • Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Sat 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • All Household Recyclables are Accepted
  • All Cardboard must be Flattened


Call Eureka if you'd like to set extra cardboard next to your recycling cart: 651-266-7678.

Last Edited: November 21, 2022