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.

Hazardous Waste Generators

Most businesses in Dakota County generate hazardous waste.  All generators of hazardous waste--including home-based businesses--must be licensed by Dakota County.  Is your business qualified as a Very Small Quantity Generator--where you produce...

Eagan Ordinances

The City of Eagan has ordinances regarding waste and recycling.  Below is a list of some of the more commonly asked about ordinances.  The City of Eagan's Code is electronically managed by the independent company Municodes. If you don't see what...

DVR Efforts

DVR Efforts

Dakota Valley Recycling (DVR), the partnership recycling program for the cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville and Eagan, has been recognized for the efforts made through this program.  In 2006, DVR, in conjunction with City of Eagan and the...

Recycled Content Paper

Buying recycled-content paper provides the foundation for an environmentally sustainable paper production system.  The first paper mill in the U.S. colonies, built near Philadelphia in 1690, was a recycling mill which made paper by recycling cotton...


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...

  • Hazardous Waste Generators

  • Eagan Ordinances

  • DVR Efforts

    DVR Efforts

  • Recycled Content Paper

  • 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.

Recent Tweets

DVRecycling Burnsville residents: learn how to ‘Take Back Your Woods’ at a free buckthorn removal workshop Sept. 9. Register: http://t.co/LZBtHWkXTP
DVRecycling Burnsville’s Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day will be Sept. 27th. All items accepted for free, details: http://t.co/AzRA3TSWRl
DVRecycling Help bring wildflowers back to Alimagnet Park in Apple Valley. Sept. 27, sign up here: http://t.co/b0h8aAvqnL
DVRecycling RT @GreenStepCities: Wonderful article in Star Tribune yesterday about @GreenStepCities program in MN! http://t.co/frHZ8p0CBz
DVRecycling Dakota County will be collecting organic materials at the fair this year! Volunteers needed. Sign up here: http://t.co/acJNEUSKoD