Schools in Minnesota are considered a public entity and are required to follow recycling related State Statutes. The following are regulations about recyclableState Seal container requirements and environmentally preferable practices.

Minnesota State Statute 115A.151Recyclable Material Container Requirements; Public Entities
Under this law, public entities are required to have containers for at least three recyclable materials, such as, but not limited to, paper, glass, plastic and metal, and transfer all recyclable materials collected to a recycler.

Minnesota State Statute 16B.122 Purchase and Use of Paper Stock; Printing
This law requires all public entities to follow environmentally preferable printing practices, including use of paper with a minimum of 10% post-consumer recycled content. 

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City Education Department
13713 Frontier Court
Burnsville, MN 55337-3817
Phone: 952-895-4559

Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the partnership recycling department for the Cities of Apple Valley, BurnsvilleEagan and Lakeville that connects residents and businesses to recycling, composting and waste disposal information.

DVR is not a drop off facility and does not accept any materials for recycling.