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.

Neighborhood Block Rate Program

Neighborhood Block Rate Program

The system in Burnsville, Eagan and Apple Valley for the collection of garbage, recycling and yard waste is known as “open hauling.”  Open hauling allows residents to develop an agreement individually with any garbage-hauling company that is...

Get an affordable rain barrel or compost bin

Get an affordable rain barrel or compost bin

Jump start your spring gardening efforts Expanded opportunities to get an affordable rain barrel or compost bin Winter might not be an ideal time to start thinking about backyard gardening for green thumb enthusiasts, but it is a great time to...

Resource Conservation

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Mattresses and box springs aren't accepted at thrift stores, which means finding a new home for your unwanted, usable mattresses can be difficult.  Fortunately, Twin Cities-based non-profit Bridging does accept these items for reuse in homes for...


Social Media Find Dakota Valley Recycling on the following social media websites: Twitter (@DVRecycling) Facebook (City of Burnsville) Youtube (DakValleyRecycling) Dakota Valley Recycling Publications Check out these publications from...

  • Neighborhood Block Rate Program

    Neighborhood Block Rate Program

  • Get an affordable rain barrel or compost bin

    Get an affordable rain barrel or compost bin

  • Resource Conservation

  • Mattresses

  • Communications

For Business

Businesses have to make many decisions when it comes to waste, recycling, sustainability and the like.  There are also things that are required such as properly disposing of hazardous waste.  Here businesses can find a wide array of information and resources on these topics. 

If you are a business, or know of a business, that makes environmentally preferable choices such as recycling, reducing waste or energy, and/or buying or selling recycled products, you should be recognized!  Check out the ARROW Program.

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