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Recycling Services Information

Single Sort Recycling

We now have single sort recycling offered to the residents in Perham, Detroit Lakes, Frazee, and Lake Park. Curbside recycling is only available for residential customers and only those 4 cities.

City of Perham / Recycling Flyer
Becker County / Recycling Flyer

Acceptable:

PAPER

  • Mail, office, and school papers
  • Magazines & newspaper inserts
  • Phone books
  • Soft cover books
  • Cereal & pop type boxes
  • Shredded paper in sealed paper bags

CARTONS: (Rinse containers)
Milk, soup, broth, wine, and juice cartons/boxes

METAL (Rinse containers)

  • Food and beverage cans
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • Pie tins/ decorative tins

NO: No food waste contamination

CARDBOARD

  • Any corrugated cardboard packaging

PLASTIC #1- #7 (Rinse and leave caps on)

Bottles and Jugs:

  • Water, pop, & juice bottles
  • Milk & juice jugs
  • Ketchup & salad dressing bottles
  • Dishwashing/detergent jugs
  • Shampoo, soap, & lotion bottles

Cups & containers:

  • Yogurt, pudding, & fruit cups
  • Disposable cups/bowls
  • Margarine, cottage cheese, & other containers
  • Produce, deli, & takeout containers

GLASS

ONLY ACCEPTABLE IN OTTERTAIL COUNTY

Food type containers

Not Acceptable:

PLEASE PUT IN BROWN TRASH CAN

Sharps/needles in sealed container
NO Food Waste
NO Garbage
NO Scrap metal
Mirrors
Ceramics
Plastic hangers
Plastic dinnerware
Plastic bags
Rigid plastics
Tissues/napkins>
Styrofoam™
Hoses
Diapers
Kitty litter

Not sure where to put other waste?  Please follow these guidelines:

 

Ottertail County Customers

Transfer Station – Hwy 10: 218-385-3660

Scrap metal, Tires, Brush, Boat wrap/Ag., Plastic, Electronics, Propane tanks, Used oil, Demolition, Furniture, Compost, Vehicle batteries, Appliances

Household Hazardous Waste>  

Ottertail County Solid Waste> 

218-736-2161

Fluorescent bulbs, Paint, Rechargeable batteries, Lithium batteries, Aerosols, Household pesticides, Cleaning products, Automotive products

Prescription Medication Box – Take it to the Box Perham Police Department 525 W. Main Street

 

Becker County Customers

Located 3 miles North of Detroit Lakes on Hwy 59 and 1/2 mile West on Co. Rd 144. – link to

Scrap metal, Tires, Brush, Boat wrap/Ag. Plastic, Electronics, Propane Tank,s Used oil, Demolition, Furniture, Compost, Vehicle batteries, Appliances

Household Hazardous Waste>

Transfer Station > 

 218-847-9664

Paints, Stains, Varnishes, Solvents, Garden pesticides, Flammable products, Poisons, Adhesives, Aerosol cans, Lawn care products, Cleaners, Automotive chemicals

Prescription Medication Box  -Take it to the Box Becker County Sheriff’s Office at 925 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes MN 56501

Contact Steve’s Sanitation to see how we can help you.