News By Category: Waste & Recycling
Hennepin County is holding its Household Hazardous Waste collection event June 9 and 10 at St Louis Park Junior High School, 2025 Texas Ave S, St Louis Park, from 9 am to 4 pm. The county offers multiple collection events for household hazardous materials throughout the area, with this one targeting Golden Valley and St Louis Park residents.
Spring is a great time to remove garlic mustard. The plant is a fast-growing herb that forces out native wildflowers, tree seedlings, and other woodland plants. It grows so aggressively it can completely overtake a woodland within five to seven years. But it’s not all bad. Garlic mustard can be used to make a variety of tasty dishes.
Golden Valley’s annual residential Spring Brush Pick-Up, running from April 24 to May 8, gives residents the opportunity to place tree limbs and brush at their curb for collection and disposal.
Curbside mattress and box spring pickup service is available to Golden Valley residents through Second Chance Recycling in conjunction with Hennepin County. To schedule a pickup, go here or call 612-332-0664.
Golden Valley’s annual fall leaf drop-off provides residents a monitored site to dispose of their leaves at no charge. Remaining dates for this year’s drop-off are: Fri, Nov 4, 8 am – 3 pm, Sat, Nov 5, 8 am – 1 pm, and Sat, Nov 12, 7 am – 1 pm.
Golden Valley’s annual fall leaf drop-off provides residents a monitored site to dispose of their leaves at no charge during the last weekend in October and the first weekends in November.
Dispose of your household hazardous waste June 16-18, 9 am–4 pm, at Hennepin County’s collection event at St Louis Park Jr High School, 2025 Texas Ave S, St Louis Park. Hennepin County organizes collection events throughout the year to give residents convenient, local disposal options for household hazardous waste.
The City’s curbside recycling provider requests that residents stop putting plastic bags in their recycling bins. The bags have been breaking down and backing up the sorting machines. Republic Services will be looking for solutions to the problem, but for now, you can drop off plastic bags at one of several participating locations, which include Target, Walmart, and Lowe’s, for proper recycling.