Recycling Center Drop-off


Recycle Center 002 web_thumb_thumbRecycling Center Drop-Off
The Columbia Heights Recycling Center is available to area residents and businesses.  It is located at 
3801 Madison Street NE and is open on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  It is closed holiday weekends. The center is staffed by volunteers from the local Kiwanis groups.
  • Items accepted at the center are:                         
  • Corrugated cardboard, paper bags, magazines, mixed paper and phone books
  • Aluminum cans 
  • Metal, glass, and plastic (marked with #1 - #7) containers
  • A tank for used oil is available.
  • Oil filter drop-off is available.
  • Scrap metal
  • Columbia Heights residents may bring up to four car or light truck tires annually to the center for disposal. All tires must be off the rim or they cannot be accepted.
  • Household batteries (no vehicle batteries)
  • String lights, i.e. Christmas lights
  • Antifreeze
  • Fluorescent bulbs Xcel Energy customers only  Limit of 10 per property (Please do not tape bulbs together.)
  • Organics drop-off is available.  Call (763) 706-3700 to receive a free starter kit and required bags for disposal.
Items listed above are the only items accepted at the Columbia Heights Recycling Center.  Please see the Anoka County Recycling Guide or visit their website for other options.