Recycling & Waste

Fireplace Inserts

Legal Considerations

It is illegal to place gas-fueled fireplace inserts and other major appliances in the trash.


Fireplace inserts that are not gas-fueled can be recycled as scrap metal. Bring scrap metal to one of the recycling companies listed below. Call to verify items accepted, hours and fees.

Recycle Companies

Alter Metal Recycling
801 Barge Channel Rd
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55107
EMR Northern Metal Recycling
521 Barge Channel Road
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55107
J & J Recycling
607 Barge Channel Rd
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55107
Twin City Refuse & Recycling
318 W Water St
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55107
Waste Management (formerly Advanced Disposal)
309 Como Ave.
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55103