Recycling & Waste

Cardboard & Cardboard Boxes

Disposal

Boxes stained with food, grease, dirt or liquid should be placed in the trash. They can also go in organics recycling (remove tape).

Recycle

Place these items in your curbside recycling bin:

  • Moving boxes.
  • Cereal boxes.
  • Corrugated boxes.
  • Gift boxes.
  • Toiletry boxes.
  • Food and beverage boxes, including boxes with a small plastic window (like pasta boxes).
  • Refrigerator boxes.
  • Most freezer boxes, if the food was wrapped in plastic, can be recycled. Check packaging before recycling.

Large quantities:

  • You can recycle large quantities of cardboard at the company listed below. Call to verify items accepted, hours and fees.
  • Large quantities of usable cardboard boxes (especially moving boxes) can be listed on the Twin Cities Free Market or Craigslist.

Recycle Companies

Advanced Disposal
309 Como Ave
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55103