News By Category: Waste & Recycling

At last night’s meeting, the City Council adopted a first consideration ordinance to limit the number of licensed waste haulers in Golden Valley. Read More

Every spring after the snow melts, trash and other waste is often left on sidewalks and in streets and parks. City crews and volunteers do a great job keeping our parks and public areas picked up, and we encourage residents to help out if they see a need.
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A recent audit of Golden Valley’s recycling done by Republic Services, the City’s recycling provider, showed a contamination of needles in the material. The contamination caused a shutdown of operations at the recycling facility due to a health and safety concern for employees. The City of Golden Valley and Republic Services would like to take this opportunity to remind residents about what can and cannot be recycled. Read More

At its March 19 meeting, the City Council authorized a contract for a curbside textile recycling program for Golden Valley, beginning early summer 2019. Read More

Republic Services is closed Jan 30 and will operate with a two hour late start Jan 31 due to the cold weather. Therefore, recycling pick up will be delayed by one day this week. Read More

Republic Services Trash Service subscribers will receive free holiday tree pick up this year. Read More

About 80 percent of what gets thrown away this time of year can be recycled or even reused, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Help Golden Valley minimize its waste with these simple steps. Read More

City staff along with members of the Golden Valley Environmental Commission and the Golden Valley League of Women Voters recently toured Republic Services Minneapolis Recycling Center, to learn about issues that occur when recycling guidelines aren’t followed. Read More

The City hosted a Waste Hauling Forum Oct 29 to offer insights from a panel that included waste hauling companies and communities with different waste hauling systems. Many residents attended to voice concerns and pose questions to the panel. Read More

This year’s Fall Leaf Drop-Off dates are Oct 27, Nov 2, Nov 3, and Nov 10. The annual event provides residents a monitored site to dispose of their leaves at no charge. Read More