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.

Dick's Sanitation / Lakeville Sanitary


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PO Box 769
Lakeville, MN 55044

Miscellaneous Information

What can you recycle with Dick's Sanitation/Lakeville Sanitary?

Download a quick reference recycling poster

Download the full recycling guide (2 page)


Plastics #1-7 (i.e., bottles, cups, food containers, tubs, bowls, jugs)

NO Styrofoam
NO plastic bags
NO plastic toys
NO containers that held hazardous products (e.g., motor oil, pesticides)


Glass bottles and jars

NO drinking glasses, mugs, dishes, cookware, pottery or vases
NO window or mirror glass
NO light bulbs
NO containers that held hazardous products (e.g., nail polish, hobby paint)


Aluminum, steel and tin cans
Aluminum foil (clean foil only; NO food residue)
Aluminum trays and pie tins (clean trays only; NO food residue)

NO aerosol cans
NO containers that held hazardous products (e.g., paint thinner)
NO scrap metal items


Paper: Newspaper, inserts, magazines, junk mail, envelopes, office/school paper, phone books, paper bags
Frozen food boxes
Cardboard (break down boxes)

NO pizza boxes
NO paper plates or cups
NO paper towels, napkins or facial tissues
NO gift wrap or tissue paper


Milk and juice cartons (all sizes)
Juice boxes
Broth and soup cartons
Boxed wine cartons

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