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Information About Recyclable Items:


Corrugated Cardboard


Yes logoCorrugated cardboard boxes, brown kraft bags, beverage containers, shoe boxes, cereal and food boxes, chipboard and paperboard. It is helpful to slit the seams and flatten boxes.

No logoWaxed boxes or boxes that come from the refrigerator.



Yes logoNewspapers along with inserts, shoppers and publications printed on newspaper stock. This includes anything delivered in your daily paper.

No logoCatalogs, junk mail and construction paper.

Clear Glass


Yes logoClean, clear food and beverage bottles.

No logoDirty glass, glass that is colored.

Aluminum Beverage Cans


Yes logoClean aluminum beverage cans

No logoDirty cans, paint cans, aerosol cans, aluminum foil, pie pans and scrap metal.

Sorted Office Paper


Yes logoWhite or pastel colored bond paper, white typing paper or writing paper, index cards, envelopes, premium bond computer print out paper, legal pad paper, adding machine paper, slick glossy pamphlets, brochures and sorted junk mail.

No logoDark tone colors, carbon paper, construction paper, colored tissue paper, gift wrap, or food wrappers.



Yes logoMagazines and small catalogs with glossy pages.

No logoPhone books, books, or junk mail.

Brown Glass


Yes logoClean, transparent brown glass bottles, jugs and jars. Please remove and throw away all caps, rings and lids. It is not necessary to remove labels.

No logoDirty glass, glass of any other color than brown, other glass objects such as mirrors and ceramics.

Steel and Tin Cans


Yes logoClean steel and tin cans.

No logoDirty cans, paint cans, aerosol cans, aluminum foil, pie pans and scrap metal.




Yes logo

Containers with recycling symbols 1, 2 are acceptable.

Clean plastic containers such as soda bottles, milk containers, detergent containers or shampoo bottles, Please remove and throw away lids, pumps and sprayers.Caps are acceptable.

No logo

Containers with recycling symbols 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 are NOT acceptable.

Styrofoam, beverage cups, trays, fast food containers, egg cartons, meat trays, vegetable oil/ motor oil/ antifreeze containers, plastic bags, yogurt containers, cottage cheese containers, ice cream pails, or margarine tubs, plastic piping, siding, shower curtains, lawn chairs, swimming pools, and storage tubs.


Plastic recycling guidelines


Residential Comingled Recycling requirements can vary from community to community. Please be sure to check with your local city recycling program for details.


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Not-for-Profit Organization Setup

A Not-for-Profit Organizations that wishes to receive revenues through recycling must complete this registration form so that Minnkota Recycling can activate the account at our recycling centers. Confirmation will be sent via mail.

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