SPRING CLEANING?The City of Anoka's Waste Reduction & Recycling Board members encourage you to bring your recyclables to Anoka's annual Spring Recycling Event. Items to be accepted include appliances, batteries, corrugated cardboard, electronics, fluorescent bulbs, bicycles, holiday lights, mattresses, tires, scrap metal, and more. Please note some fees apply.
No need to get out of your car; but if you do need to do so to open the trunk, please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
FREE PAPER SHREDDING
Bring your private papers for shredding on site. Limit of 5 bags or boxes per customer.
Special clothing drive fundraiser for Anoka High School's Alpine Ski Team. Donate your gently used clothes, shoes, accessories (belts, hats, purses), bedding and linens. No socks, underwear, or soiled items, please.
BOOKS FOR UPCYCLING
Accepting gently-used hardcover and paperback, fiction and non-fiction books only for all ages, to be upcycled at a future event. Please no magazines, cookbooks, encyclopedias, textbooks, etc.
Please...absolutely no building/construction materials, carpet, child car seats, furniture (other than mattresses), household goods (other than linens), garbage, paint, oil, propane tanks, or yard waste/compost accepted. CARPET IS NO LONGER ACCEPTED AT THIS EVENT.
We reserve the right to refuse any materials. Please DO NOT drop off materials before or after the event.
Event is open to all residents within Anoka County and small businesses within the City of Anoka.
Thanks to the Waste Reduction & Recycling Board, the Anoka Lions Club, and Anoka High School students and parents for volunteering.
Big thank you to AMU for sponsoring the recycling of appliances and bulbs.
Event is funded by the Anoka County Board of Commissioners & State SCORE funds (Select Committee on Recycling and the Environment).