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Organics Recycling
Organics recycling bin at a yard waste collection site

Recycling your organics helps the environment by avoiding methane emissions that contribute to global climate change. It also returns essential nutrients to the soil and improves soil health. 

Three easy steps to recycling organic waste

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Collection site hours and locations

December 3, 2016 - March 26, 2017
Monday - Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March 27 - November 29, 2017
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
* Open the Friday after Thanksgiving

Closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Christmas Day

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Collection Site Address
Battle Creek
Yard Waste Site
389 S. Winthrop St, Saint Paul
Como Park

1149 Beulah Lane, Saint Paul
Open 24 hours a day - 7 day a week

Frank & Sims
Yard Waste Site
1150 Sims Ave, Saint Paul
Yard Waste Site
1943 Pierce Butler Rt, Saint Paul
Mounds View
Yard Waste Site
8307 Long Lake Rd, Mounds View
Summit Hill
Yard Waste Site
870 Pleasant Ave, Saint Paul
White Bear Township
Yard Waste Site
5900 Sherwood Rd, White Bear Township

How to recycle organics

Accepted items

Backyard composting