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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.

Ottertail County / 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