Recycling Drop-off Days

Seven Events in 2019! 
Fridley residents will have seven opportunities for free and reduced recycling of bulky items--electronics, appliances, mattresses and more-- in 2019. Free paper shredding at every event. Residents can receive $15 off in addition to all of the free items at each event with proof of residency to recycle more stuff for free!  Cash and check only.

January 12, 9 am-12 pm

March 9, 9 am-12 pm

May 11, 9 am-12 pm
July 13, 9 am-12 pm
September 14, 9 am-12 pm
October 12, 9 am - 12 pm
November 9, 9 am-12 pm

Items Accepted for Free

Item Limit per Event? 
Handheld-held and Small Electronics (cell phones, tablets, cables, servers, keyboards, mice, VCRs, video game consoles, residential printers and copiers) No 
Secure Paper Shredding Yes, 4 boxes 
Fluorescent Lights Yes, 10
Small Engines / Scrap Metal (lawn mower, generator, metal fencing, BBQ grills, posts, gutters) No 
Bicycles (reused or recycled by Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles) No 
Batteries   No
Carpet No

Items Accepted for a Fee

Item Cost
Appliances (2 Free)
Ex: stoves, fridges*, freezers*, washer/dryers, microwaves, water heaters/softeners, air conditioners, vacuums, dehumidifiers, blenders, toasters, irons, etc.)
2 Free; additional $5
TVs and Monitors (1 Free)
17” and less
18” to 31”
32” and more
Rear Projection

$ 15 
$ 28
$ 45
$ 75
$ 75

Exercise Equipment
Electric $ 30
Non-Electric $ 20

$ 30
$ 20

Mattress and Box-springs (2 free) Two Free; Additonal
$ 15

*If you are looking to get ride of a working refrigerator, check out Xcel Energys rebate program, where they will pay you $30 and pick up the fridge from your home:

This event does not accept furniture, construction debris, or glass.  To find out where to dispose of these items, please visit: 

Green Lights map

New Drop-off Location in 2018!
Green Lights Recycling, 1525 99th Lane NE, in Blaine.

Directions:  Take Highway 65 north to 99th Lane and turn right. Enter site on left, after the curve.