Dakota County Recycling and Disposal Guide tree logoThe decisions we make every day can affect our natural resources and have a major impact on the planet. One way to lessen our impact is to consider the entire lifespan of products, from beginning to the end. Thankfully, Dakota Valley Recycling and Dakota County makes it easy to find proper disposal of our products during the end of life stage. View our decluttering guide for tips and tricks on getting started in your own home. 

Responsible disposal of household items is necessary for a healthy environment--for clean air, water and land.  Dakota County now offers The Recycling and Disposal Guide, an online tool that helps determine the best way to get rid of your stuff so we can be good stewards of our environment. 

The Guide includes the following:

  • Information on what can be recycled and how to recycle it
  • What items need to be kept OUT of the garbage because of their effect on our health and the environment
  • Options for reusing or donating


View the Dakota County Green Guide

Contact Us

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.