Recycling Center Reopens May 23


Recycling Center Reopens May 23
The City of Columbia Heights Recycling Center, located at 3801 Madison Street NE, will reopen on Sat, May 23. Operating hours will continue to be 9 am – 1 pm Saturdays.

Residents will need to follow social distancing guidelines and place materials into the various containers themselves.

The Columbia Heights High School Key Club will have fresh compost for sale for $3 for a 20 lb. bag. Exact change only. Extra cash will be donated to the Key Club.

Items accepted:

  • 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:  Anything that is mostly metal such as chairs, tables, lamps, stands, pots, pans, grills, plant hangers, rods, buckets, tools, fencing and yard equipment. Drain oil and gas from equipment prior to bringing to the Recycling Center.
  • 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, e.g. Christmas lights
  • Antifreeze
  • Fluorescent bulbs Xcel Energy customers only. Limit of 10 per property. (Please do not tape bulbs together)
  • Film plastics and Styrofoam (See the Trex Community Challenge!)
  • Bicycles