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Elk River provides curbside organics recycling! Now you can recycle your food scraps and food-soiled paper into compost right at your home. Organics Recycling is as EASY as 1-2-3!
1 - Collect food waste and food-soiled paper from meals, refrigerator and panty and put them in the provided compostable Blue Bags.
2- Securely tie the Blue Bag and place it in your trash cart.
3 - On your regular trash day, place your cart at the curb. The Blue Bags will be separated out at the sorting facility and taken to a commercial compost recycling facility.
For more information, view our brochure.
To add organics recycling to your trash collection service, contact Elk River Municipal Utilities 763-441-2020
Participant receive a year supply of bags. If you need more Blue Bag compostable bags for Source Separated Organics participants can be purchased at City Hall or Northbound/Westbound Liquor Stores.
Acceptable Items for Organics Recycling
Unacceptable Items for Organics Recycling