Recycling & Waste

Treated Wood


Treated wood contains chemicals to protect it from damage due to insects, moisture and fungi.

More information: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency factsheet

Legal Considerations

It is illegal to burn treated wood in wood stoves, fireplaces or recreational or cooking fires. Burning releases chemicals that can be harmful to human health and the environment.


Do not bring treated wood to the yard waste collection sites.

Most trash haulers accept treated wood. Call for disposal and pickup options. You can also contact one of the disposal companies listed below.

Disposal Companies

Burnsville Landfill, Inc.
2650 Cliff Road West
Burnsville, Minnesota, 55337
J & J Recycling
607 Barge Channel Rd
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55107
Keith Krupenny & Son Disposal Service
565 Barge Channel Rd
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55107
Pine Bend Sanitary Landfill
2495 East 117th Street
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, 55077
SKB Environmental
630 Malcolm Avenue SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414
Twin City Refuse & Recycling
318 W Water St
St. Paul, Minnesota, 55107
Waste Management (formerly Advanced Disposal)
309 Como Ave.
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55103


If in usable condition, bring treated wood to one of the recycling companies listed below. Call to verify items accepted, hours and fees.

You can also visit for additional recycling and reuse options.

Recycle Companies

Better Futures Minnesota ReUse Warehouse
2620 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55406
The Habitat ReStore
510 County Road D West
New Brighton, Minnesota, 55112