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Refuse & Recycling

Recycling & Refuse
Excelsior contracts with Allied Waste for pick-up of recyclable materials and residential waste. Recyclables are picked up at the curb every other week on the same day as your normal refuse collection. Materials must be on the curb by 7:00 am. Following a holiday, pickup will be one day late for the rest of the week. For missed pick-up or questions, please contact City Hall at (952) 474-5233.

2014 Recycling Calendar 

Commercial refuse haulers are required to be licensed in the City of Excelsior. For a listing of licensed commercial refuse haulers, please contact City Hall at (952) 474-5233.

Materials to Recycle

Paper & Cardboard
  • Boxboard (cracker, cereal, pasta, soda, and beer boxes)
  • Corrugated cardboard (flatten to 3' x 3')
  • Envelopes
  • Magazines, mail, and office paper (shredded paper okay)
  • Newspapers with inserts
  • Phonebooks
Bottles & Cans
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastic bottles with necks
  • Plastic milk and juice bottles
  • Steel and aluminum cans

Materials Not Accepted
  • Aerosol cans
  • Boxes from hazardous materials (motor oil)
  • Boxes with food or grease
  • Bulbs
  • Ceramics
  • Cookware
  • Dishes
  • Egg cartons
  • Mirrors
  • Napkins
  • Needles
  • Paper cups
  • Pizza boxes
  • Plastic bags
  • Plates
  • Refrigerated or frozen food boxes
  • Scrap metal
  • Styrofoam
  • Take-out containers
  • Toys
  • Tubs
  • Window glass

339 Third Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: (952) 474-5233
Email: cityhall@ci.excelsior.mn.us