Recycling & Garbage
Welcome to the City of New Brighton's guide for Recycling and Garbage. Staff strives to keep the community of New Brighton beautiful, healthy and clean. Residents are encouraged to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible with both free and low-cost options available for different disposal programs.
Want to learn more about recycling and how you can participate more at home and work? This website has educational information and videos about recycling.
Do you have a product you would like to recycle but don't know where you can drop it off? Please visit the Ramsey County A to Z guide for recycling.
The City of New Brighton has a contract with Republic Services to provide single-sort recycling. This contract provides residents with a very low flat-rate cost per year for a recycling bin. Residents are also able to add a second bin or a larger bin at no additional cost. To get this discount, you must call Republic Services customer support number at 952-941-5174.
Single-sort recycling allows residents to place all recycling material into one cart.
If you have any further questions, please visit our Recycling FAQs.
New Brighton residents are responsible for handling their own solid waste. However, residents may not store, burn, or bury trash or garbage waste on their property. Residents can either choose a hauler from the following list or haul it on their own to a transfer station like Veolia Environmental.
|License Type||Name||Phone Number||Residential||Commercial|
|Garbage / Recycle Hauler||Waste Management of Minnesota, Inc.||952-890-1100||Yes||Yes|
|Garbage / Recycle Hauler||Republic Services||763-784-2104||Yes||Yes (Phone: 952-250-9163)|
|Garbage / Recycle Hauler||Walter's Recycling and Refuse, Inc.||763-780-8464||Yes||Yes|
|Garbage /Recycle Hauler ||Randy's Sanitation, Inc.||763-972-3335||No||Roll Offs Only|
|Garbage/ Recycle Hauler ||Aspen Waste System, Inc.||612-884-8000||No||Yes|
|Garbage / Recycle Hauler||Keith Krupenny and Son Disposal||651-457-3680||Roll Offs Only||Roll Offs Only|
|Garbage / Recycle Hauler||Advanced Disposal||651-487-8552||No||Yes|
|Garbage / Recycle Hauler||Nitti Sanitation, Inc.||651-457-7497||No||Yes|
|Garbage/Recycle Hauler||Curbside Waste, Inc.||763-504-2872||Yes||No|
|Garbage/Recycle Hauler||Ace Solid Waste||763-427-3110||Yes||Yes|
New Brighton sponsors a Clean Up Day event every spring and fall with reduced prices and convenient drop-off locations for disposing of common household items. The next Clean Up Day will be Spring 2024.
The Recycling Association of Minnesota is selling compost bins for $66 plus tax this year. Ramsey County residents can get an additional $20 off! To receive the discounted price, order online at the Recycling Association of Minnesota and enter promo code “Ramsey”. Or call 651-641-4589 and mention that you are a Ramsey County resident. Find additional dates and locations at the Recycling Association of Minnesota.
FOOD SCRAPS PICKUP PROGRAM
You’ll soon have a new way to recycle food scraps from home! This service will be available to all residents in Ramsey and Washington counties, with rollout beginning in 2023.
Food scraps will be collected from residents using special bags called “food scrap bags.” Food scrap bags will be collected with trash and then separated from the trash after collection. This system requires no additional carts or trucks.
FOOD SCRAPS DROP OFF SITE
The New Brighton site is located at the end of the cul-de-sac on 5th Street NW outside of the Public Works garage at 700 5th Street NW.
Yard waste can be disposed of for free at Ramsey County yard waste sites. See information on hours and locations.
Household hazardous waste like car oil, paint, fluorescent light bulbs, and other harmful chemicals should never be placed in the trash. Ramsey County provides free household hazardous waste drop-off sites for county residents. See information on the locations and times of the household hazardous waste sites.
Electronics and TVs are made of toxic materials and are not permitted to be placed in the regular garbage. Best Buy will take some TV sets and other electronic devices. Call to make sure they will take the item before bringing it to a local store. Another resource for electronic waste disposal is the Rethink Recycling website. Visit Rethink Recycling.
You can find lots of information on how to properly dispose of electronic and other items by checking the Ramsey County A-to-Z disposal guide.
Batteries - If thrown in the trash or recycling, batteries may catch fire and pose a threat to people and property. Some batteries also contain toxic metals, such as cadmium, lead or mercury, which can pose a threat our health and the environment. Batteries off at a Ramsey County household hazardous waste collection site for safe disposal. Find locations and hours at Household Hazardous Waste.