Recycling & Clean Up Announcements

2023 Maplewood Resident Spring Clean Up Event

Saturday, April 22, 2023, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Aldrich Arena, 1850 White Bear Avenue

As a service to Maplewood residents, the City provides the opportunity to dispose or recycle residential bulky items during the annual Spring Clean Up.

Items Accepted:
  • Appliances
  • Bicycles (Any Condition)
  • Bulky Metals
  • Car and Pick-Up Truck Tires and Rims
  • Carpet and Carpet Pad (Any Condition)
  • Demolition from Small Residential Projects
  • Electronics (With and Without a Screen - TVs, Computers, DVD players, Receivers, etc.)
  • Furniture that Cannot be Reused
  • Household Hazardous Waste 
  • Mattresses and Box Springs
  • Medicine (Expired or Unwanted 
  • Municipal Solid Waste (residential trash)
  • Reusable Clothing and Shoes
  • Small Engines

Fees charged per vehicle load (not per item):
Vehicle TypeCost1
Pick Up Truck
Cargo Van
Moving Van (up to 10')
Moving Van (over 10')
Trailer (up to 8')2
Trailer (over 8')2
1.  Payment in the form of cash or check made out to the City of Maplewood.2. Trailer fee in addition to vehicle fee (if items are in vehicle).
  • Food and cash/check donations accepted for Merrick Community Services and local food shelfs.  Top donation items needed include cooking oils and vinegars, spices, cooking sauces, proteins (peanut butter, tuna, etc.), and grains (rice, noodles, etc.). Checks can be made out to Merrick Community Services or City of Maplewood.  
  • This year there will be no document shredding at the Spring Clean Up.  Look for a shredding event to be held in October.  
  • Household Hazardous Waste Loads Only?  Ramsey County offers free HHW collection at Aldrich Arena every Friday and Saturday in April, including during the Spring Clean Up event.  (
  • Spring Clean Up Layout Map (coming soon).  Help keep the Spring Clean Up lines moving - make sure to pack your vehicles so the first items in the line are near the top and accessible.  

 Other Bulky Item Recycling and Disposal Options

Recycling & Clean Up Contact:   Shann Finwall, Environmental Planner, (651) 249-2304, email