Recycling & Waste

Toys

Disposal

Non-electronic toys are safe to place in the trash.

Battery operated toys without a digital display are safe to place in the trash. Remove and recycle batteries before disposing. If you cannot remove the battery, bring the toy to the household hazardous waste collection sites for free.

Battery operated toys with a digital display should not be placed in the trash. Contact your city for upcoming clean-up events or check with the manufacturer for disposal options. You can also bring these items to the disposal company listed below. Call to verify items accepted, hours and fees.

Disposal Companies

Tech Dump
698 Prior Avenue North
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55104

Recycle

Bring toys in usable condition to one of the recycle companies listed below. Call to verify items accepted, hours and fees.

Recycle Companies

Arc's Value Village Thrift Store
1650 White Bear Ave
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55106
Goodwill Easter Seals
1239 University Avenue W.
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55104
Minneapolis Toy Library
8 West 60th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55419
Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center
1907 Suburban Ave.
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55119
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
461 7th St. W
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55102
Toys for Tots