Recycling

Curbside Recycling
Weekly curbside pickup offered in the following Meeker County cities:
  • Cosmos, call them at 320-877-7345
  • Dassel, call them at 320-275-2454
  • Eden Valley, call them at 320-453-5251
  • Litchfield, call them at 320-693-7201
Any Meeker County resident may bring common recyclables to the Meeker County Transfer Station during regular hours.

Glass, metal and plastic recyclables may be combined. Newspapers and boxes/paper should be separated out.

Be sure to include only those items that are acceptable, clean and properly prepared. Unacceptable or unclean items can send a whole load of recyclables to the landfill as garbage.

Responsible Recycling
Item Preparation Acceptable Items
Unacceptable Items
Glass Remove All Caps and Lids
Brown, Green, Clear Glass Bottles and Jars
Ceramics (Coffee Mugs), Window Glass or Mirrors, Broken Light Bulbs
Metal Remove Labels and Rinse Clean
Aluminum and Tin Cans
Aluminum Foil
Plastic Remove All Caps and Lids and Rinse Clean
Numbers 1 and 2 only: Soda Bottles, Milk / Water Jugs, Laundry Containers, Shampoo / conditioner Bottles
Yogurt, Butter, Sour Cream Containers, Pails or Buckets. Please Check the bottom of the container, nothing above number 2 accepted.
Newspaper   Newspaper, Glossy Inserts, Flyers, Magazines, Catalogs and Phone Books
 
Boxes and Paper
Remove all plastic wrap and polystyrene from containers
Cardboard and Gift Boxes, Home Office Paper, Junk Mail, Hard and Soft Cover Books, Food Packaging Boxes, Notebooks, File Folders, Sticky Notes
Greasy Pizza Boxes or Containers Contaminated with Food