Recycling & Clean Up Announcements

Spring Clean Up

Saturday, April 17, 2021 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Aldrich Arena, 1850 White Bear Avenue

Maplewood residents will be able to dispose and recycle bulky items at the City's annual Spring Clean Up. 

Items accepted:   

  • Appliances (Retrofit Companies - what items are accepted - scroll to the bottom of the page)
  • Bicycles (any condition)
  • Bulky Metals
  • Car and Pick-Up Truck Tires and Rims
  • Carpet and carpet pad (will be disposed of - our carpet recycling company is not longer in business)
  • Demo from small residential projects (wood trim, toilet, etc.)
  • Documents for Shredding (paper only - no limit, the shredding vendor requires that you unload the materials and dump them into the shredding cart yourself - no shredding only line this year due to new procedures and parking lot layout)
  • Electronics (Retrofit Companies - what items are accepted - scroll to the bottom of the page)
  • Furniture that Cannot be Reused (furniture will be disposed of - not donated for reuse)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (refer to Ramsey County HHW for items accepted - no HHW only line this year due to new procedures and parking lot layout - if you have only HHW items consider bringing to the Aldrich Arena HHW site other days offered by the County)
  • Mattresses and Box Springs
  • Municipal Solid Waste (residential trash)
  • Reusable Clothing and Shoes (US Again)
  • Small Engines (snow blowers, push and riding lawn mowers, leaf blowers, etc.)

Pricing is per vehicle load (not per item) as follows: Car - $10; SUV - $10; Pick Up Truck - $20; Mini-Van - $20; Trailer - $30; Trailer over 8 feet - $40; Car/SUV/Pick Up Truck and Trailer will be charged for both loads; Shredding and Household Hazardous Waste loads only - Free. Payment in the form of cash or check made out to the City of Maplewood.

Food and Cash Drive for Merrick Community Services and Local Food Shelfs:  Top items needed include cooking oils and vinegars, spices, cooking sauces, proteins, grains, and monetary contributions.

Click here to view the Spring Clean Up map.

Covid-19 Safe Event:  Help us ensure a Covid-19 safe event.  Wear a mask, stay in vehicle where possible, maintain 6-foot social distance.     

Questions:  Contact Shann Finwall, Environmental Planner, 651-249-2304, email.

Compost Bins and Rain Barrels

Pre-Order On-Line at RecycleMinnesota.org/compost-bins-rain-barrels

Pick Up on Saturday, May 1, 2021, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Department (2015 Van Dyke Street)

The Recycling Association of Minnesota and Ramsey County are offering 100% recycled product compost bins and rain barrels at a discounted priced.  Compost bins are $66 plus tax (enter promo code “Ramsey” to get a $20 discount).  Rain barrels are $79 plus tax.