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.
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 equal to ~800,000 cars. Even though CFLs contain a small amount of mercury, that amount is significantly less than the amount of mercury avoided as a result of the energy savings.
Recycling and Disposal of CFLs:
It is illegal to place CFLs in the garbage, because they contain a small amount of mercury. Bring CFLs to the following locations to recycle them for free:
The Recycling Zone3365 Dodd RoadEagan, MN 55121651-905-4520W 3pm-8pm, Th 12pm-5pm, Sa 9am-2pm website
Eagan Community Center1501 Central ParkwayEagan, MN 55121651-675-5550M-F 5:45am-9:45pmSa 8am-8pm, Su 10am-8pm website
Eagan City Hall3830 Pilot Knob RdEagan, MN 55122651-675-5011M-F 8am-4:30pm
City of Burnsville Maint. Center13713 Frontier CourtBurnsville, MN 55337952-895-4511M-F 7am-3:30pm
City of Apple Valley Maint. Facility6442 140th St WApple Valley, MN 55124952-953-2400M-F 8am-4:30pm
IKEA8000 Ikea WayBloomington, MN 55425888-888-4532M-Th 10am-8pm, F-Sa 10am-9pm,Su 10am-7pmwebsite
Learn more about recycling CFLs:
Why use a CFL?
Preventing CFLs from Breaking:
Cleaning Up a Broken CFL:
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The information in this website is provided by the Dakota Valley Recycling Program (Cities of Burnsville, Eagan, Apple Valley) as a public service and is not an endorsement of specific businesses, services or products. The intent is to make you a better informed citizen or business regarding recycling and waste management.