Recycling Drop-off Days

Fridley residents will have six opportunities for free and reduced recycling of bulky items--electronics, appliances, mattresses and more- in 2021. Receive $30* off your total with Fridley ID (Driver's License, Mail, or Utility Bill). Free paper shredding is offered at every event.


Drop-off days

  • January 9, 8 am-12 pm
  • March 13, 8 am-12 pm
  • May 8, 8 am-12 pm 
  • July 10, 8 am-12 pm 
  • September 11, 8 am-12 pm
  • November 13, 8 am-12 pm
*Prices subject to change, check back for the most up to date pricing.

Cash or check only

Green Lights map

Drop-off Location

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

Item Limit per Event? 
Handheld-held Electronics (cell phones, laptops*, cables, cords, servers, tablets*) No 
Secure Paper Shredding Yes, 4 boxes 
Fluorescent Lights** Yes, 10
Small Engines / Scrap Metal*** (lawn mower, snow plow, generator, metal fencing, charcoal grill, posts, gutters) No 
Batteries   No
Bicycles No

*Tablets or laptops with hard drives are $7

**Fluorescent light bulbs must be disposed of at a recycling facility like Green Lights Recycling because they contain hazardous materials. LED light bulbs may be recycled at a dropoff facility or disposed of in the trash. Incandescent and halogen light bulbs should be disposed of in the trash.

***Must be drained of all fluids with all non-metal parts removed

Items Accepted for a Fee- $30 Off Total For Fridley Residents

Item Fee
Refrigerators/freezers*, ovens, vacuums,
washing machines/driers
Humidifier and microwaves $15
Dehumidifier $23
Water Heaters/Softeners 
Empty of water/salt $15
Not empty of water/salt $25
AC Units $20-30
Window units $20
Ground units $30
Mattresses/Boxsprings $20-25
Standard $20
King/Pillowtop $25
Carpet Pad $6/roll
TV/ Monitor
Up to 17" $20
18" to 31" $30
32"and greater $55
Console TV $85
Rear projection $85
+Broken Screen +$20
Small Electronics
(DVD/VCR players, consoles, computer towers, blenders,
 toaster ovens, landline phones, etc.)
Printers $10-95
Inkjet, fax machine $10
All-In-One, Laser Jet $35
Commercial $95
Exercise Equipment $25-40
Non-Electric $25
Electric $40
Tires $2.25-9
Car $7
SUV/Truck $9
Rims $2.25
18-wheeler TBD
Fire/Grilling Accessories**
Fire extinguisher $30
Smoke detector*** $25
Propane tank- 1 lb (must be empty) $6
Propane tank- 20 lb (must be empty) $20
Propane BBQ grill (no tank) $15
Propane BBQ grill (tank) $35
Organ/Player Piano $150

If an item isn't listed above, Green Lights Recycling may take it as part of their garbage disposal program, please call them directly at 763-785-0456 for pricing or to find other disposal options, please search the Anoka County Recycling Directory. Discounts can only be applied to items listed above.

Green Lights Recycling is open during regular business hours; however, pricing will be different than at drop-off events. Call Green Lights Recycling directly at 763-785-0456 to learn more or visit the Anoka County Recycling Directorfor other disposal options.

*If you are looking to get ride of a working refrigerator, check out Xcel Energy's rebate program, where they will pay you $30 and pick up the fridge from your home:

**All other residential hazardous waste should be disposed of at the Anoka County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

***The manufacturer of the smoke detector should accept the smoke detector for no cost; we recommend calling the manufacturer for more direction