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.

What is Hazardous Waste?

Hazardous Waste is any chemical or product that can cause serious illness or pose an environmental or health threat if improperly stored, transported, or disposed of.  When hazardous waste is disposed of in the trash, down the drain, or on the ground...

Electronics

Electronics cannot go in the garbage according to Minnesota State Law. Any item that has a circuit board or a cathode ray tube (CRT) is consided to be an electronic.  This includes: Televisions Computers (central processing units, monitors, lapto...

Document Shredding

Paperwork with confidential information should be shredded to prevent the possibility of identity theft.  There are a number of options for residents and businesses to have their paperwork securely shredded.  If you can transport your documents, you ...

Fluorescent bulbs

Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) use significantly less energy than traditional (incandescent) light bulbs.  If every America home replaced one bulb with a CFL, we'd save enough energy to light 3 million homes, and prevent greenhouse gas emissions eq...

  • What is Hazardous Waste?

  • Electronics

  • Document Shredding

  • Fluorescent bulbs

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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