Dakota County Recycling Resources

Find more information about these Dakota County programs and resources: 

Business Recycling Program

Eligible businesses can receive funding to help reduce waste and start or improve recycling or food scraps collection. No match required. All businesses can get technical assistance, free container labels and educational resources. Learn more.

Multifamily Recycling Program

Dakota County provides technical assistance, in-person education and funding to start or improve recycling at apartments, condominiums, townhomes, and independent senior living. Learn more about the Multifamily Recycling Program.

School Recycling Program

Grants are available to help prevent wasted food, reduce waste, improve recycling and organics collection, and educate students and staff. Request free recycling education performances, field trips, container labels and activity guides. Learn more about the School Recycling Program.

Environmental Education Resources

Residents, businesses, schools and organizations are welcome to use free article templates, handouts, activity kits and more to educate about recycling, organics, household hazardous waste and waste prevention. Learn more

Event recycling RESOURCES

Festivals, parties and events can create a lot of trash. Help make your next event low-waste. Learn more