Recycling Events – May 2017

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Recycling Events – May 2017

The City will be hosting a recycling drop-off day on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Champlin Cinema 14 located at 11500 Theatre Drive. As well as the curbside collection of appliances on Monday, May 22nd at 7 a.m. at a cost of $12 per appliance. Both programs are limited to Champlin Residents. The City reserves the right to limit the number of items accepted from any one household.

Drop-off Event

Paper Shredding – No Charge – Maximum of six grocery bags/three bankers boxes of material.

Electronics – 20 cents per pound – All types of electronics including televisions, computers, cell phones, land line phones, calculators, printers and more.

Bicycles – No Charge – The Re-Cycle bike shop will be collecting bicycles in any condition. Many of the bikes will be restored and returned to the road for re-use. Others will be stripped for parts.

Scrap Metal – No Charge – Used scrap metal including grills, swing sets, gutters and eaves, door and window frames, tire rims, etc. (All glass, rubber, etc. must be removed).

Tires – $3 per tire – Only car and light truck passenger vehicle tires are accepted.

Small Engines – No Charge – Lawnmowers, chainsaws, snow blowers, ice augers, go-karts, snowmobile, etc. You do not need to separate the engine from the equipment. You do not need to drain the oil and gas. (No car engines.)

Propane Tanks – $20 per tank

Car Batteries – No Charge

Curbside Appliance Recycling Event

To participate in the annual curbside collection of used appliances, you must purchase a sticker from the City for $12 per appliance by Tuesday, May 16th. Then place the sticker on your appliance and set it out by your garage before 7:00 a.m. on May 22nd.

It’s requested that you place the appliance by garage vs. at the curb. The company making collections is A1 Appliance if an unauthorized person comes to collect your appliance please call 911 as there are scrappers that will take the appliance strip out the valuable parts and improperly disposal of remaining elements. Collection will not start before 7 a.m. on May 22nd.

City Hall is located at 11955 Champlin Drive and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone: 763-421-8100.

Appliances must be in a non-compacted condition. They must not contain food, debris, or other foreign material. The recycler retains the right to refuse any appliances deemed to be in such a compacted or destroyed condition which prevents the proper removal of hazardous wastes and/or refrigerants according to law.

Accepted Appliances Include: Washers, Dryers, Stoves, Refrigerators, Freezers, Dishwashers, Microwaves, Air Conditioners (Any Size), Water Heaters, Dehumidifiers, Humidifiers, and Water Softeners.