Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the partnership recycling department for the Cities of Apple Valley, Eagan and Burnsville
that connects residents and businesses to recycling, composting and waste disposal information.

Compost bin and rain barrel sales are back

Compost bin and rain barrel sales are back

Attention Gardeners: It’s time to think spring. Our compost bin and rain barrel sales are back. You simply order a bin or barrel online and then pick it up at the distribution event of your choice.  So far we have eleven distribution...

The Recycling Zone (location & hours)

The Recycling Zone (location & hours)

  The Recycling Zone is the County recycling center where all Dakota County residents and businesses can dispose of recyclables, electronics, scrap metal, paint, household chemicals, hazardous waste, and other items that shouldn't go in the...

Sidewalk Salt and Protecting Our Waterways

Sidewalk Salt and Protecting Our Waterways

For years, doctors have told people to stick to a low-salt diet.  According to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), our waters should follow the same advice. As a homeowner, you can help.

Recycle More at Your Curb

Recycle More at Your Curb

Many Twin Cities garbage haulers are now accepting more materials for recycling. As processing and manufacturing technology has changed, materials that were previously not used for recycled-content products are now sought after by...

Ask a DVR Staff

Ask a DVR Staff

Got a question about recycling? Not sure how to dispose of a household item?  Need information about yard waste sites, landfills, or The Recycling Zone?

  • Compost bin and rain barrel sales are back

    Compost bin and rain barrel sales are back

  • The Recycling Zone (location & hours)

    The Recycling Zone (location & hours)

  • Sidewalk Salt and Protecting Our Waterways

    Sidewalk Salt and Protecting Our Waterways

  • Recycle More at Your Curb

    Recycle More at Your Curb

  • Ask a DVR Staff

    Ask a DVR Staff

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DVRecycling Composting 101: Get the dirt on composting! Residents will learn about commercial and backyard composting. Cost: FREE http://t.co/BpEKXWG8Nz
DVRecycling Climate Minnesota Resource Fair on May 12th. Special guests: Dr. John Abraham and Mayor Elizabeth B. Kautz. RSVP Now: http://t.co/9vHldH02h6
DVRecycling Get rid of appliances, electronics, scrap metal & more at Burnsville's HHW Drop-Off Day this Saturday. Details: http://t.co/2oQ6OeljcT
DVRecycling September 15th - 21st is Pollution Prevention Week! Learn more here: http://t.co/RudfpfhmVP
DVRecycling Bring HHW, appliances, electronics & more for FREE to Burnsville’s drop-off day on Sept. 27. Details: http://t.co/zC7Wy0XaDg