Fridley residents will have six opportunities for free and reduced recycling of bulky items--electronics, appliances, mattresses and more-- in 2019. Free paper shredding at every event. Residents can receive $15 off plus two free appliances and two free mattresses at each event with proof of residency to recycle more stuff for free! Drop-off days in 2019 run from 9 a.m. - noon on the following dates:
January 12 March 9 May 11 July 13 September 14 October 12 November 9
New Drop-off Location in 2018! Green Lights Recycling, 1525 99th Lane NE, in Blaine.
Directions: Take Highway 65 north to 99th Lane and turn right. Enter site on left, after the curve.
Items Accepted for Free
Limit per Event?
Small and Medium Electronics (cell phones, tablets, cables, computer tower, VCR, servers, keyboards, mice)
Yes, 5 medium electronics
Secure Paper Shredding
Yes, 4 boxes
Small Engines / Scrap Metal (lawn mower, generator, metal fencing, BBQ grills, posts, gutters)
Bicycles (reused or recycled by Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles)
Yes, 1 for free, additional for a fee
Items Accepted for a Fee
Scanner / Fax
Mattress / Boxspring
(2 free, additional $15)
Up to 17"
18" to 31" 32" and greater
Carpet and Pad
Water Heaters / Softeners
Considered an appliance
2 free, additional $5-10
Exercise Equipment Electric
If you are looking to get ride of a working refrigerator, look into Xcel Energys rebate program, where they will pay you $30 and pick up the fridge from your home.