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.

Declutter Your Home

Declutter Your Home

Feel like you just have too much stuff cluttering up your home?  It's easy to accumulate things, but getting organized might seem like an insurmountable task.  Luckily, you have many resources for getting your unwanted things recycled and disposed...

Green Your Holidays

Green Your Holidays

Did you know most wrapping paper isn’t recyclable? Trash volume spikes 25% in December, so try some eco-friendly wrapping options to reduce waste during the holidays: Make the wrap part of the gift by using a scarf. See how to using the...

Low or No VOC Paint

Low or No VOC Paint

According to the EPA, indoor air is considered one of the top 5 hazards to human health. Paints and finishes are among the leading causes. Paints and finishes release low level toxic emissions into the air for years after application.  The source...

Pharmaceutical Disposal

Pharmaceutical Disposal

Do Not Flush Prescription Drugs Down the Toilet.  Prescription and over the counter medications should not be flushed down the toilet, poured down a sink or placed in the trash. Instead, take prescription and over-the-counter medication to select...

Green Cleaners

Green Cleaners

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), of the more than 75,000 registered chemicals, only a fraction has been tested for human health effects.  Improper use and disposal of these chemicals can have a negative effect on our...

  • Declutter Your Home

    Declutter Your Home

  • Green Your Holidays

    Green Your Holidays

  • Low or No VOC Paint

    Low or No VOC Paint

  • Pharmaceutical Disposal

    Pharmaceutical Disposal

  • Green Cleaners

    Green Cleaners

For Residents

Information for residents can be found here.

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