Appliance / Electronics Disposal
Appliances are collected curbside as part of the recycling program. Each residential unit is allowed one appliance disposal per year at no charge. Items must come from the property. There is a charge for disposal of additional appliances by the City contractor. It is necessary to call and request this service directly from Waste Management at 1-888-960-0008. Refrigerator and freezers must be emptied and doors removed.
Electronic waste, or e-waste, is any waste that has a circuit board or a cathode ray tube (CRT), including televisions, computers, monitors, laptops, keyboards, speakers, printers, and other peripherals, VCR and DVD players, fax machines, and other audio, video, and telecommunication equipment such as stereos and cell phones. Electronics cannot be put in with the trash in Minnesota.
Electronics Recycling Service
Electronics must be properly disposed of due to the hazardous nature of the material. Collections take place once a month. To schedule a pickup call the recycling contractor, Waste Management, at 1-888-960-0008. A $20.00 pickup fee will be charged. Items must come from the property where they are collected. This service is currently funded through a grant. Residents may also drop items off at various disposal sites, which may charge a fee. Approved sites are listed on the county and web pages.
Tips for Recycling Electronics
- Take-Back Programs: Some retailers will take back your old electronics for recycling.