Recycling Drop-off Days
Recycle Technologies, Inc. (formerly known as Green Lights Recycling), 1525 99th Lane NE, in Blaine
Directions: Take Highway 65 north to 99th Lane and turn right. Enter site on left, after the curve.
|Item||Limit per Event?|
|Handheld-held Electronics (cell phones, laptops*, cables, cords, servers, tablets*)||No|
|Small Electronics (DVD/VCR players, consoles, computer towers, blenders,
toaster ovens, landline phones, etc.)
|Electronic Media (VHS tapes, cassette tapes, CDs, floppy disks [removal of items from plastic casings is requested but not required])||No|
|Secure Paper Shredding||Yes, 4 boxes|
|Fluorescent Lights**||Yes, 10|
|Small Engines / Scrap Metal*** (lawn mower, snow plow, generator, metal fencing, charcoal grill, posts, gutters)||No|
Items Accepted for a Fee
|Refrigerators/freezers*****, ovens, vacuums,
washing machines/driers, dishwashers
|Humidifier and microwaves||$15|
|Empty of water/salt||$15|
|Not empty of water/salt||$25|
|Up to 17"||$20|
|18" to 31"||$30|
|Residential inkjet, fax machine, scanner||$10|
|All-In-One, Residential Laser Jet||$35|
|Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detector******||$25|
|Propane tank- 1 lb (must be empty)||$6|
|Propane tank- 20 lb (must be empty)||$20|
|Propane BBQ grill (no tank)||$15|
|Propane BBQ grill (tank)||$35|
Recycle Technologies, Inc. is open during regular business hours; however, pricing will be different than at drop-off events. Call Recycle Technologies, Inc directly at 763-785-0456 to learn more or visit the Anoka County Recycling Directory for other disposal options.
*Tablets or laptops with hard drives are $7
**Fluorescent light bulbs must be disposed of at a specialized facility like Recycle Technologies, Inc. because they contain hazardous materials. LED light bulbs may be recycled at a drop-off facility or disposed of in the trash. Incandescent and halogen light bulbs should be disposed of in the trash. No light bulbs are accepted in curbside recycling.
***Must be drained of all fluids with all non-metal parts removed
****Reusable batteries must be disposed of at a specialized facility like Recycle Technologies, Inc. due to the potential for ignition in garbage trucks. Single use batteries may be recycled at a drop-off facility or disposed of in the trash. No batteries are accepted in curbside recycling.
*****If you are looking to get ride of a working refrigerator, check out Xcel Energy's rebate program, where they will pay you $30 and pick up the fridge from your home: xcelenergy.com/fridge
******The manufacturer of the smoke detector should accept the smoke detector for no cost; we recommend calling the manufacturer for more direction
All other residential hazardous waste should be disposed of at the Anoka County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.