Chisago County Green Guide

Recycling and/or Proper Disposal of ProblemMaterials

Chisago County Environmental Services/Zoning

(651) 213-8923

January 2011

** Chisago County does not endorse

or recommend private vendors**

Ammunition

Chisago County Sheriff’s Office 651-257-4100

Anti-freeze (Please don’t mix with other fluids)

Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility * North Branch, Mon: 12-7 pm, Last Sat. 9-1pm 651-213-8920

Wally Carlson and Sons * Lindstrom (M-F, 8-4:30) 651-257-2476

Appliances

Recycling:

AAA Recycling * Lindstrom (pickup service) 651-257-1622

East Central Solid Waste Commission * Cambridge – (county residential program contract site) 763-689-4056

Evergreen Recycling LLC * Rush City – (county residential program contract site) 320-358-3988

Recycling for Wildlife * Harris – (county residential program contract site) 651-674-7268

SRC, Inc. *Wyoming 651-462-5298

Functioning appliances:

Chisago County Materials Exchange 651-213-8925

Habitat for Humanity ReStore *2201 US Hwy 8, St. Croix Falls, WI 715-483-2700

Recycling for Wildlife * Harris – (county residential program contract site) 651-674-7268

Asbestos

Chisago County (Jim Schneider – inspection and testing contacts) 651-213-8381

ECSWC Landfill (disposal - $38.50 minimum) * Mora 763-444-6818

EMSL Analytical (testing) * Minneapolis 763-449-4922

Or, the following web site provides more information:

www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos

Automobiles (junk/salvage)

ATV Salvage and Sales * 8410 St. Croix Trail * North Branch 651-674-0000

AAA Recycling * Lindstrom 651-257-1622

LAD Auto Crushing * Osceola, WI 715-294-3220

Nelson’s Recycling * 935 Main St. * Pine City 320-629-2030

The Scrappers * Stacy 612-919-0708 or 612-275-5069

Batteries

Button: Chisago County Senior Citizens' Center (or Chisago Co. HHW Facility) 651-674-8658

Rechargeable: Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility * North Branch 651-213-8920

Vehicle: Contact any battery retailer or your garbage hauler

Building Materials

The Reuse Center *1727 E Hwy 36 E, Maplewood 651-379-1280

Habitat for Humanity ReStore *2201 US Hwy 8, St. Croix Falls, WI 715-483-2700

Clothing, Bedding, Shoes, etc. (wearable and repairable)

Family Pathways * Rush City 320-358-4415

Family Pathways *Wyoming 651-462-6632

Recycled Wardrobes * 30365 Neal Ave. Lindstrom (pickup available) 651-257-8133

Wipers Recycling *1255 Cope Ave. E. Maplewood 651-222-7247

Concrete

Knife River *call for locations and fee (if any) 651-674-4483

Demolition/Construction Debris

DKV Demolition Landfill * Rush City 320-358-4911

East Central Solid Waste Commission 763-689-4056

SRC, Inc. *Wyoming 651-462-1099

Or Contact your local garbage hauler

Electronics - Computers/ TVs/ VCRs

Asset Recovery Corp. * St. Paul 651-602-0789

Computers for Schools * Stillwater (www.mncfs.org) (accepts donations from com’l only) 651-779-2816

E Cycling Solutions 651-815-0423

East Central Solid Waste Commission * Cambridge and Hinckley Transfer Stations 763-689-4056

Chisago County Green Guide – 39649 Grand Ave., North Branch, MN 55056 – (651) 213-8923 – p.2 of 3

Evergreen Recycling LLC * Rush City 320-358-3988

5R Processors, LTD. (large quantities) * Glen Flora, WI 715-532-2057

Recycle America Alliance, Waste Management Inc. (com’l only, pickup avail) * Mpls. 612-379-1360 x11

Recycling For Wildlife * Harris – (county residential program contract site) 651-674-7268

SRC, Inc.*Wyoming – (county residential program contract site) 651-462-5298

Environmental Monitoring

Interpol Labs (water quality sampling).* Circle Pines ) 763-786-6020

Fluorescent Bulbs

East Central Sanitation • Rush City 320-358-4078

Lindstrom Hardware • Lindstrom 651-257-1119

Main Street Ace Hardware • North Branch 651-674-4408

Mercury Technologies of Minnesota • Pine City (commercial) 320-629-7888 or 651-462-2102

SRC Inc. • Wyoming 651-462-5298

ACE Hardware • Wyoming 651-462-4714

Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility * North Branch, Mon: 12-7 pm, Last Sat. 9-1pm 651-213-8920

Fuel Oil Tank (residential) Filling/Removal

MPCA (for a list of certified contractors) 1-800-657-3864

Furniture

Habitat for Humanity ReStore *2201 US Hwy 8, St. Croix Falls, WI 715-483-2700

Materials Exchanges

Chisago County Exchange www.co.chisago.mn.us/, keyword: Virtual

U of M ReUse Program www.umn.edu/reuse/

Minnesota Materials Exchange (business items) www.mnexchange.org

Twin Cities Residential Exchange www.twincitiesfreemarket.org

Mattresses

East Central Solid Waste Commission * Cambridge and Hinckley Transfer Stations 763-689-4056

Recycling For Wildlife * Harris – (county residential program contract site) 651-674-7268

Medical equipment

H.E.L.P (Health Equipment Loan Program) Donate good, clean medical equipment.

First United Methodist Church *Irene & 3rd Ave. Lindstrom (M-F, 9-2) 651-257-4306

Oil / Oil Filters (Please don’t mix with other fluids)

Berry’s Garage * Wyoming 651-462-4173

Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility * North Branch, Mon: 12-7 pm, Last Sat. 9-1pm 651-213-8920

Loe’s Oil (commercial, 100-150 gallon minimum for pick up) * Mankato 507-625-5278

OSI (commercial oil pumping service) 763-428-8775

Safety Kleen (commercial) * Blaine 763-780-1332

SRC Inc. (route only) • Wyoming 651-462-1099

Terry’s Disposal (customers only) • North Branch 651-674-4053

Wally Carlson and Sons - $1.00/oil filter • Lindstrom (M-F, 8-4:30) 651-257-2476

SWDI (commercial) * Blaine 1-800-934-7934

Pallets

Country Road Pallet – used pallets * North Branch 651-674-5785

Paper Shredding

Shred Right www.shredrightnow.com 1-800-289-8580

Shred-it www.shredit.com 1-877-607-4733

Paint

Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility * North Branch, Mon: 12-7 pm, Last Sat. 9-1pm 651-213-8920

Amazon Environmental Inc. (Commercial) 763-572-0800

Pharamceuticals/Medicines

Chisago County Sheriff’s Office depository (M-F, 8-4:30) * Center City 651-213-8370

North Branch Police Department depository (M-F, 8-4:30) * North Branch City Hall 651-674-8113

Rush City Hall depository *Chisago County Sheriff ‘s District Office, lower level 320-358-4743

Polystyrene Packaging (peanuts)

Chisago County Materials Exchange 651-213-8925

Property Clean Up

Dan’s Recycling * Stacy 651-325-6510

Evergreen Recycling LLC * Rush City 320-358-3988

General Cleanup Services * Stacy 651-674-2296

Chisago County Green Guide – 39649 Grand Ave., North Branch, MN 55056 – (651) 213-8923 – p.3 of 3

Servpro * Harris 651-674-7944

Recycling Centers

(curbside – tin, plastic, cardboard, clear & brown food container glass, newsprint, phone books)

East Central Sanitation & Recycling *Rush City 1-800-439-2171

Terry’s Disposal * North Branch 651-674-4053

SRC, Inc. *Wyoming 651-462-5298

Rendering

Sanimax * South St. Paul 651-451-6858

Scrap Metal (lawnmowers, bicycles, rototillers, etc.)

AAA Recycling * Lindstrom (pick up service only) 651-257-1622

East Central Solid Waste Commission * Cambridge Transfer Station 763-689-4056

Recycling for Wildlife * Harris 651-674-7268

Dan’s Recycling * Stacy 651-325-6510

SRC, Inc. *Wyoming 651-462-5298

Sharps

Household Hazzardous Waste Facility * 39649 Grand, North Branch 651-213-8920

East Central Solid Waste Commission * Cambridge Transfer Station 763-689-4056

Stumps/Brush

Besta Logging * North Branch (wood waste, including old pallets) 651-674-4379

Or the following web site has more information:

http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/um/twincities_sawmill_drykiln_listing.pdf

Tires

Dan’s Recycling * (pick up service available) 651-325-6510

East Central Solid Waste Commission * Cambridge – (county residential program contract site) 763-689-4056

Evergreen Recycling LLC * Rush City – (county residential program contract site) 320-358-3988

Fisk Tire • North Branch 651-674-7071

Recycling for Wildlife * Harris – (county residential program contract site) 651-674-7268

SRC Inc. • Wyoming 651-462-5298

Wally Carlson and Sons • Lindstrom 651-257-2476

Very Small Quantities of Business Hazardous Waste (VSQGs)

Chisago County Household Hazardous Waste Facility * Minimal Generators only (100 lbs max/ year) 651-237-0912

Mel’s Trucking and Solvents • Mankato 800-722-5328

Safety Kleen * Blaine 763-780-1332

Stericycle * Mounds View (pick up service available) 612-285-9865

SWDI (commercial) * Blaine 1-800-934-7934

Veolia Environmental Services * Blaine 763-786-3660

Xcel Disposal Services * 1518 Chestnut Ave. N. Mpls. (pick up service available) 612-630-4516

Yard Waste (leaves and grass) Call for current fee – if any

Chisago Lakes Joint Sewage Treatment Facility:

Chisago City 651-257-4162

Lindstrom 651-257-0620

Stacy 651-462-4486

ECSWC • Cambridge 763-689-4056

North Branch Sewage Treatment Facility 651-674-8113

Rush City 320-358-4743

Shafer Sewage Treatment Facility 651-257-4726

SRC Inc. • Wyoming 651-462-5298

Taylors Falls Sewage Treatment Facility 651-465-5133

Minnesota State Duty Officer

For reporting chemical spills or major leaks (24 hour service) 1-800-422-0798