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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 at the curb by 7:00 am.  Following a holiday, pick-up will be one day late for the rest of the week. For missed pick-up or questions, please contact Allied Waste, Customer Service, at (952) 941-5174.

2015 Recycling Calendar

Commercial refuse haulers are required to be licensed in the City of Excelsior.

2015 Licensed Refuse Haulers

Materials to Recycle

YES!
  • 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

NO!
  • 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


Hennepin County Household Hazardous Waste 2015 Collection Events

May 14 – 16
City of Minnetonka – Public Works Site
11522 Minnetonka Blvd.
Minnetonka, MN  55305
                                         

June 11 – 13
City of St. Louis Park – SLP Middle School Site
2025 Texas Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN  55426
(enter off 22nd St. West)                        

July 9 – 11
City of Minneapolis – 340 27th Ave Site
340 27th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418


August 20 - 22   
City of Minneapolis – PW Garage Snelling Ave. Site
3607 44th St. E
Minneapolis, MN  55404
 

Shorewood – TBD

 

Sites will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day of the collection.  Only household hazardous waste and household problem materials are being collected. 

The following wastes are not accepted:

  • Asbestos (friable)
  • Biological waste (medical & infectious)
  • Business generated waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders & tanks greater than 40 pounds 
  • Construction debris
  • Electronics
  • Explosives
  • Garbage
  • Major appliances
  • Oil (motor, transmission, cutting, lubricating, etc.)
  • Oil filters
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Radioactive
  • Recyclables (card board, glass, metal, paper, phone books, plastic, etc.)
  • Tires
  • Yard waste



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