Confused about what you can and cannot recycle?
Hennepin County's Green Disposal Guide offers a range of reuse, recycling and disposal options for items such as batteries, furniture, carpet and more. It also offers tips on shopping smarter, living greener and creating less waste.
Learn how to expand your recycling habits by using convenient recycling bins and signage so you can recycle everywhere in your home.
Effective Jan. 1, 2012, garbage haulers are required to accept the following in Eden Prairie:
- No. 1 through No. 5 food-grade plastics
- Aseptic containers such as juice boxes
- Gable-top containers such as milk boxes
- Scrap metal
- Household hazardous waste
- Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
- Household needles and sharps
Some haulers have started accepting additional plastics. Contact your hauler for a complete list of recyclable items.
Each year Hennepin County provides local Household Hazardous Waste Drop-offs in a variety of locations.