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Recycling Guide

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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.

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

However, the following items must still be recycled at a Hennepin County drop-off facility:

  • 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.

Additional Resources

Each year Hennepin County provides local Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off events in a variety of locations.

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