5 Recycling Frequently Asked Questions

Why should we recycle?

Recycling reduces our dependency on natural resources, extends the lifespan of our regional landfill sites, and creates job opportunities in our communities.


What can we recycle?

Please click here for a list of the materials currently accepted and the sort requirements for each material.


Do I need to remove paper clips or staples from office paper?

No, you do not need to remove the paper clips and staples.


Can we donate our aluminum cans and other recyclables to a charitable organization?

Yes, residents and businesses can donate aluminum cans and paper to registered charities listed at each MinnKota Recycling Center. Recyclables must meet the specific sorting requirements posted at each center.


We have a business, but we are not sure what can be recycled?

MinnKota will send a trained service representative to your business to conduct a waste audit on what can be diverted from your business waste stream. Please call 701-293-8428 or 1-800-726-3164 for an appointment.

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