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Refuse & Recycling

Recycling & Refuse
Excelsior contracts with Republic Services for pick-up of recyclable materials and residential waste.  Recyclables are picked up at the curb every other week on the same day as your normal refuse collection.  Materials must be at the curb by 7:00 am.  Following a holiday, pick-up will be one day late for the rest of the week. For missed pick-up or questions, please contact Republic Services, Customer Service, at (952) 941-5174.

2017 Recycling Calendar

Commercial refuse haulers are required to be licensed in the City of Excelsior.

2017 Licensed Haulers List

Materials to Recycle

YES!
  • Newspaper & Newspaper Inserts
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • All Junk Mail & Envelopes
  • Cardboard (break down boxes)
  • Office & School Paper (all colors)
  • Phone Books
  • Cereal & Cracker-Type Boxes/Shoeboxes
  • Brown Paper Sacks/Bags
  • Aluminum, Steel & Tin Cans
  • Glass Bottles & Jars
  • Plastics #1-7 - bottles, cups, plastic food containers, tubs, bowls, yogurt cups, margarine/whip cream tubs, plastic milk jugs 
  • Paper Milk or Juice Cartons
  • Plastic Shopping Bags

NO!
  • Garbage
  • Food Waste
  • Food-Tainted Items (used paper plates)
  • Paper Towels or Paper Napkins
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Egg Cartons
  • Wax-Coated Cartons
  • Ice Cream Cartons
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Styrofoam Cups/Plates or Packaging
  • Aerosol Cans, Propane Tanks or Helium Tanks
  • Batteries
  • Gift Wrap
  • Drinking or Window Glass


Sites will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day of the collection.  Only household hazardous waste and household problem materials are being collected. 

The following wastes are not accepted:

  • Asbestos (friable)
  • Biological waste (medical & infectious)
  • Business generated waste
  • Compressed gas cylinders & tanks greater than 40 pounds 
  • Construction debris
  • Electronics
  • Explosives
  • Garbage
  • Major appliances
  • Oil (motor, transmission, cutting, lubricating, etc.)
  • Oil filters
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Radioactive
  • Recyclables (card board, glass, metal, paper, phone books, plastic, etc.)
  • Tires
  • Yard waste



339 Third Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: (952) 474-5233
Email: cityhall@ci.excelsior.mn.us