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Waste and Recycling
These plastic items, numbers 1, 2 & 5s are accepted for recycling at both the drive-through and the drop-off locations:
*Bottle caps and lids
Butter / cottage cheese tubs
Water & milk jugs
etergent & soap bottles
Ice cream pails
*Please leave the caps on bottles. If you remove the cap, the cap will fall out of the recycling process and be swept up as trash.
Also, do not place recyclables in plastic bags. Please use paper bags instead. Recycle plastic bags at the store where you got them.
These items are not recyclable:
Flexible Packaging (chip bags, pouches)
Plastic wrap or films
Plastic bags (take bags back to the store where you got them)
Styrofoam cups, containers or packaging
For more information, send an
or call (507) 304-4251.
Mankato Area Zero Waste Organics Recycling
MN Paving & Materials Yard Waste Compost Site
Compost Bin Sale
Recycling Education Committee
Things That Never Go in Your Recycling Bin
Material Decomposition Rates
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