The Recycling Center is located at 202 2nd Avenue S


Tuesday      6 pm to 9 pm

Thursday     4 pm to 7 pm

Saturday     9 am to Noon

It is the objective of our Recycling Center to encourage the reuse of valuable resources and to reduce the quantity of solid waste that must be land filled. At this time our program can accommodate several specific types of recyclables. Only clean, sorted material of the types listed below can be accepted.

ALUMINUM CANS – please rinse out.

CARDBOARD – only corrugated cardboard, brown paper bags or paperboard ie. shoe boxes, cereal and food boxes and chipboard. (Please NO waxed board or white boxes that come from the refrigerator or freezer section).

GLASS – rinse and remove the cap, paper labels may be left on, only clear, brown (amber) or green glass can be accepted.

MAGAZINES – please separate from newspaper and other paper.

NEWSPRINT – include anything that comes in the newspaper.

PAPER – computer and office paper is acceptable, along with envelopes with or without windows, white or pastel letterhead, copier or typing paper, manila folders, non-thermal fax paper, brochures and various combinations of paper including junk mail.

PHONE BOOKS – accepted March 17th to May 10th.

PLASTIC BOTTLES – rinse and remove caps. Paper labels may be left on.  At this time only #1, #2, #4, #5 and #7 plastic can be recycled. These include soda bottles, milk jugs and detergent containers. Check the bottom of the container, the number is located in the recycle symbol.

STEEL & TIN CANS – please rinse and put lid inside of can.

*TV’s, Monitors or Computer Systems (Monitor, printer, keyboard, mouse & cpu) can be taken to the Clay County Landfill, 3301 190th St. S, Hawley (2 miles South on County Road 23) for NO CHARGE. Residential Electronics will also be accepted from Clay County Residents the first Tuesday of the month from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at 1300 15th Avenue North in Moorhead. Otherwise a Fuchs Sanitation pick-up ticket is available at City Hall for $15.00.

*Other items such as VCR’s, DVD players, speakers, toasters and radios may be land filled.

Clay County Residential Recycling

Clay County is proud to support recycling opportunities throughout the county. There are centers in each city for general recyclables.

There are also locations for special wastes such as fluorescent bulbs, electronics, batteries, and hazardous waste.

The Clay County Recycling Guide provides a list of various recycling drop off locations available to the citizens of Clay County.