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Recycling Upgrades

Starting on January 16th new 64-gallon recycling carts with wheels and lids replaced blue bins. Cardboard food containers, refrigerated boxes, and cardboard tubes will be accepted in the single-sort recycling carts.

For addresses within Union Park, recycling pickup has changed to Monday. If you have access to an alley, your recycling will be collected from the alley. Residents without alley access will put their recycling cart out at the curb.

Starting in April, if you would like to try a smaller (32-gallon) or larger (95-gallon) cart you may request a switch by calling Eureka Recycling at 651-222-7678. One switch will be allowed at no charge. Visit for frequently asked questions and more information.

Looking to recycle your old blue bin and learn more about recycling changes? Join Eureka Recycling and the Union Park District Council on Thursday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the WACPAC at 161 Snelling Ave. N for a community conversation. Connect with your neighbors about waste reduction in the community, ask questions about the upcoming changes to the recycling program in Saint Paul, turn in unwanted old blue recycling bins, see the screening of Story of a Cereal Box, and enjoy local food and beverage from Trotter's Cafe and Cahoots. Contact with any questions.