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.
The following resources are available to residents looking for information on recycling, reduction of waste, reuse and more.
Rethink Recycling is an educational and informational web site run by the Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board (SWMCB); it serves as a resource for residents, businesses and students and serves as a "go-to guide for waste and recycling in the Twin Cities".
Dakota County Recycling Zone
The Recycling Zone is Dakota County's recycling facility located in Eagan, MN. It's a place where residents can properly get rid of a variety of materials, including things like household chemicals, paint, fluorescent bulbs, tires, electronics, cans and bottles, cardboard boxes, scrap metal, etc.
Dakota County Recycling and Disposal Guide
Responsible disposal of household items is necessary for a healthy environment. The Recycling & Disposal Guide helps you determine the best way to get rid of your stuff. It provides options for reusing or donating, information on what can be recycled and how to recycle it, and lets you know about items that need to be kept out of the garbage because of their effect on our health and our environment.
Dakota County General Environmental Information
The Dakota County web site has a section called "Environment" that offers a lot of information regarding a wide array of environmental topics. Click on the Environment tab to access information.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) works with Minnesotans to protect, conserve and improve our environment and enhance our quality of life. The MPCA monitors environmental quality, offers technical and financial assistance, and enforces environmental regulations at the state level.
Environmental Protection Agency--Recycling
The mission of US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment. The EPA develops and enforces regulations, gives grants, studies environmental issues, sponsors partnerships and teaches people about the environment.
Earth 911 is a privately owned, for-profit company that specializes in providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country. Find information about recycling, recycling centers, articles about up-to-date topics, and solutions for business issues.
Information about reducing waste in a variety of environments such as at home, at work, at the office, etc.
The Chinook Book assembles information about environmental topics, as well as a variety of coupons and offers from the best green and local merchants in the Twin Cities.
SEEK (Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge) is the home of Minnesota’s environmental education (EE) resources. It includes a comprehensive directory of over 1200 resources, press releases, employment opportunities, research abstracts, web links, a calendar of events, and much more.
Save the Earth
A unique resource for educators, youth workers, and parents to teach young people about environmental stewardship.
Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network
The Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network Next Step site has been designed to provide Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network (MnSCN) members and others with information, access to resources, opportunities for networking, and inspiration on the topic of sustainable communities. NextStep site users have the ability to post information and resources on the site as well as to access the resources and information posted on the site.
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