Recycling & Waste

Holiday Lights

Disposal

Do not put holiday lights in your curbside recycling bin.

Non-LED holiday lights may be placed in the trash.

LED holiday lights cannot go in the trash because they contain printed circuit boards and are considered hazardous.

Recycle

Consider donating holiday lights in good, working condition to Goodwill Easter Seals.

Bring old or non-working holiday lights to the following:

Some cities sponsor holiday light collections. Check with your city for more information.

  • Note for Saint Paul residents: The City of Saint Paul is offering free holiday light recycling collection from December 1, 2020 through January 22, 2021. Saint Paul residents only. Learn more

Recycle Companies

NRI Metals Recycling
15717 Forest Boulevard North
Hugo, Minnesota, 55038
Tech Dump
860 Vandalia Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55114