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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

  • Newspaper & Newspaper Inserts
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • All Junk Mail & Envelopes
  • Cardboard (break down boxes)
  • Office & School Paper (all colors)
  • Phone Books
  • Cereal & Cracker-Type Boxes/Shoeboxes
  • Brown Paper Sacks/Bags
  • Aluminum, Steel & Tin Cans
  • Glass Bottles & Jars
  • Plastics #1-7 - bottles, cups, plastic food containers, tubs, bowls, yogurt cups, margarine/whip cream tubs, plastic milk jugs 
  • Paper Milk or Juice Cartons
  • Plastic Shopping Bags

  • Garbage
  • Food Waste
  • Food-Tainted Items (used paper plates)
  • Paper Towels or Paper Napkins
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Egg Cartons
  • Wax-Coated Cartons
  • Ice Cream Cartons
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Styrofoam Cups/Plates or Packaging
  • Aerosol Cans, Propane Tanks or Helium Tanks
  • Batteries
  • Gift Wrap
  • Drinking or Window Glass

339 Third Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: (952) 474-5233