Columbia Heights Recycling

Call 763-706-3700 regarding curbside recycling, recycling center and seasonal recycling events. Watch for your city newsletter: Heights Happenings.

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For specific questions on curbside recycling or a missed collection, call Waste Management of MN at 1-888-960-0008. Curbside recycling is available to all residents living in single family homes, townhomes, apartments and condos.

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Columbia Heights Recycling Center
3801 Madison St NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Open Saturday, 9 am - 1 pm, except holidays
Open to area residents and small businesses.
Place all materials in appropriate containers.

All materials accepted curbside, same guidelines, plus:

  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries – Household batteries only, no automotive/car batteries
  • Bikes
  • Christmas/Holiday Lights
  • Fluorescent Bulbs, Xcel customers ONLY, limit 10, no fee, ID required
  • Oil (Motor) – NO gasoline, solvents or water. Pour carefully into tank. Take container home for reuse.
  • Oil Filters
  • Plastic Bags and Film
  • Scrap Metal – bikes, metal fencing, metal doors, etc.
  • Styrofoam -- NO food items, block and shape only
  • Tires – Columbia Heights residents only, ID required, 4 tires off rim per year; rims may be deposited in scrap metal

Yard Waste/Tree Waste
For the most up-to-date information on curbside yard waste collection, click here.    

Organics Curbside Collection
Curbside collection of organics is available in a commingled yard waste / organics cart..
To learn more and to sign up go to:

Christmas Trees
Curbside collection, pickup first two weeks in January, place next to garbage.

Additional Curbside Recycling Opportunities
For the most up-to-date information regarding pickup of bulky items, such as appliances, electronics and mattresses, click here.

Residential Recycling & Refuse Hauler
Waste Management of MN 1-888-960-0008