Please refer to the brochure that you received in the mail or view this map to determine when your recycling will be picked up. Recycling is collected every other week and Elk River is divided into numerous zones, shown below. 

Elk River Municipal Utilities

Providing service for both trash and recycling to your home! Contact them to change your bin size, learn about what can be recycled curbside, holiday schedules and more!


Curbside Recycling allows residents to easily recycle numerous items. Be sure you're adding the correct items into your curbside recycling cart. Review the complete list of acceptable materials.

Not sure what to do with your waste? View this list of Local Waste and Recycling Businesses and the items they accept. Businesses should check out the Business Hauler Guide. You can also search Earth911 for a list of recyclers around the country or call the Environmental Department at 763-635-1000.

Recycling Opportunities at Elk River City
Hall - Drop off anytime

Christmas Lights
Inkjet Cartridges
Household Batteries
Cell Phones
Smart Phones & Tablets

Yard Waste
Yard waste can be disposed of at the Elk River Maintenance Facility compost site.

Free Event Recycling and Organics Recycling Bins for Rent

Are you having an event and are in need of extra recycling and/or organics recycling bins? The city has up to 10 collapsible bins available for use at public and private events of all types. Simply fill out this form for more information and to reserve yours today.

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