Curbside Recycling

Place items in single sort* container provided by your refuse hauler. Place the bin 2 ft. behind the curb on the same day your garbage is collected.

Photo of Recycling Cart Placement

What can be recycled curbside in Coon Rapids?

  • Boxboard - cereal, cake, fruit snacks (any box that does not go in your refrigerator or freezer). No pop or beer cases.
  • Cans - food and beverage containers only - aluminum, steel, and tin cans
  • Cardboard - corrugated only
  • Glass - bottles and jars. Rinse, remove lids.
  • Magazines - all types
  • Newspapers - all parts of Sunday paper are acceptable
  • Plastic bottles - all plastic bottles with a small neck (#1, #2), such as pop, milk, water, juice, ketchup, syrup, laundry soap, etc. Rinse, remove caps. Unacceptable plastic: bags and wrap, flower pots, jars and tubs such as peanut butters, yogurt and margarine, pails such as ice cream and motor oil bottles.
  • Telephone books - white and yellow pages
  • Other items - check with your refuse hauler.

*Single sort: all recyclables can be co-mingled together in the same cart. No sorting is needed.

Missed Collections:

If you recyclables were at the curb by 6:30 a.m. on your collection day and were not picked up:

  • Call your hauler
  • Hold items until your next recycling day, or
  • Bring them to the Coon Rapids Recycling Center, 1831 111th Ave on Wednesday or Saturday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

For specific refuse and recycling collection information, please contact your private refuse hauler.

Staff Directory

  • Colleen Sinclair - Recycling Coordinator, Coon Rapids Recycling
    1831 111th Avenue
    Coon Rapids, MN 55433