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Yard waste disposal
Minnesota law prohibits disposal in garbage of grass clippings, leaves, weeds, garden waste, shrub and tree waste (including prunings).  Contact your waste hauler or municipality to get more information about collection procedures, dates and times. You can also drop-off yard waste at several facilities for a small charge. View our list of compost sites in Dakota County to find a drop-off location near you.

Food waste disposal
In the Twin Cities area, there are several options for businesses to manage their food waste depending on the type of food scraps your business generates. Find more information on how to keep food waste out of your garbage on the Organics Recycling page.

See the Dakota County case study to learn how to implement organics collection in your office.

Last updated: 2/18/2015 8:12 AM