pile of old shoesInstead of throwing away old or unwanted shoes, residents in Apple Valley, Burnsville and Eagan will be able to drop them off at various locations for recycling during a free one-week collection from Monday, November 10 to Sunday, November 16.

In honor of America Recycles Day, residents will be able to drop off shoes from Monday, November 10 through Sunday, November 16 at a location in each community.  Shoes of all types, sizes and styles, in any condition, will be accepted. See locations and hours below.

Shoes brought in as part of this program are collected by USAgain, a textile recycling company, and will either be separated for reuse or recycled into new products. For more information please contact Dakota Valley Recycling at 952-895-4511.

Click on address to view a Google map of each location.


Apple Valley

Apple Valley Community Center
14603 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Container located outside the building



Burnsville Ice Center
251 Civic Center Parkway, Burnsville, MN 55337
Container located INSIDE the building
Monday - Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.



Eagan Civic Arena
3870 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan, MN 55122
Container located INSIDE the building
Monday - Sunday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Can't make it to the Shoe Recycling Event? Here are the options for recycling shoes year-round: Click here.

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.