Recycling & Waste

Cardboard & Cardboard Boxes


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


Place these items in your curbside recycling bin:

  • Moving boxes.
  • Cereal and cracker boxes.
  • Corrugated boxes.
  • Gift boxes.
  • Toiletry boxes.
  • Food and beverage boxes, including boxes with a small plastic window (like pasta boxes).
  • Refrigerator boxes.

Empty and flatten boxes. You do not need to remove tape or labels.

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 platforms, such as the Twin Cities Free Market or Craigslist.

Other items:

Recycle Companies

Advanced Disposal
309 Como Ave
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55103