Recycling and Garbage

Learn More About Recycling in New Brighton

The Spring Clean Up Day will be May 16th from 7:30am to 2pm.   More details coming soon....

New Brighton has a three year contract with Allied Waste to provide single-sort recycling for residents.  Single-sort recycling allows residents to place all recycling material into one cart, the blue cart with a grey lid, and wheel the cart out for collection on the designated day.  Below are some common questions and answers residents may have about the single-sort recycling program.

Report an issue or concern about recycling online:    Citizens Request For Action 


Learn More About Garbage Collection in New Brighton

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 list below or haul it on their own to a transfer station like Veolia Environmental.

Report and issue or concern about garbage collection online:    Citizens Request For Action 


Buy a Compost Bin – Save $20.  The Recycling Association of Minnesota is selling compost bins for $64 + tax this year.  Ramsey County residents can get an additional $20 off! To receive the discounted price, order online at 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

What to learn more about recycling and how you can participate more at home and work?  This website has educational information and videos about recycling.  Lean More.

Organics Recycling


The New Brighton food scraps collection (organics recycling) site is now open.  The site is located at the end of the cul-de-sac on 5th St. NW outside of the Public Works garage at 700 5th St. NW.

Click here for more information on how to start a home food scraps collection.