What is accepted at the Recycling Center?

Items Accepted for Recycling:

  • Glass- beverage containers without a cap
  • Metal- cans and bottles
  • Scrap Metal- there is a special scrap metal dumpster located on the outside of the back of the drive-thru. 
  • Paper- mixed paper, paperboard, office paper, catalogs, magazines, newspaper, and books
  • Plastic- #1,2,&5 
  • Cardboard- cardboard and boxboard
  • Other Items: electronics, tires, appliances (all for a fee)

For more information: Blue Earth County Recycling

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1. Do I have to sort my recycling?
2. What is accepted at the Recycling Center?
3. Can you recycle your recyclables in plastic bags?
4. Do my recyclables get thrown away at the landfill?
5. How is single stream recycling separated?