Collection Events

  1. Annual Clean-Up Day
  2. Paper Shred Events
  3. Compost Your Pumpkin

Annual Clean-Up Day - Sat., September 25 (8AM - 12PM)

Residents of the City of Inver Grove Heights, West St. Paul and Sunfish Lake are invited to the IGH Annual Clean-Up Day to dispose of unwanted items in one stop. The event will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Public Works Parking Lot (8168 Barbara Avenue). 

Annual Clean-Up Day - Accepted Items and Prices

See the table below for accepted items and prices. Only cash and checks are accepted. Please bring small bills. Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, is required.

NOT ACCEPTED: Household hazard waste (including paint and chemicals) and Construction & Demolition Debris (concrete, insulation, asphalt, lumber, shingles, etc.) are not accepted at our 2021 Clean-Up Day event. See the year-round resources below for disposal options.

Accepted Items

Prices (Cash and Checks Only)

Appliances

  • $5 per small appliance (power tool, blender, toaster, coffee maker, iron, etc.)
  • $10 per large appliance (microwave, washer/dryer, dehumidifier, refrigerator, air conditioner, etc.)
  • $15 per vacuum

Batteries

  • $1 per pound of alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, etc.) or lithium ion. 
  • $2 per any other battery (car, power tool, laptop, etc.) 

Bicycles

  • FREE 

Carpet and Carpet Padding

  • $10 per roll or $5 per bag of scraps 

Clothing, Shoes, Accessories & Textiles

  • FREE:  Place items in plastic bags. Gently used items only (clothing, shoes, hat, purses, belts, towels, drapes, sheets, blankets, etc.)

Confidential Document Shredding 

  • FREE: On-site confidential paper shredding. Place items in paper bags. Please remove all 3-ring binders, binder clips or metal tabs on file folders from the items you bring.

Electronics

  • $10 per TV (less than 20 lbs)
  • $20 per TV (more than 20 lbs) 
  • $10 per computer or laptop
  • $10 per computer monitor (less than 20 lbs)
  • $20 per computer monitor (more than 20 lbs) 
  • $5 per small electronics (iPad/tablet, DVD player, printer, radio, speaker, wall phone, etc.)
  • $1 handheld electronics (cellphone, mice, cord/cable, keyboard, ink/toner cartridge, headphones, etc.)

Exercise Equipment

  • $10 per equipment with no electronics (bench press, leg press, etc.)
  • $25 per equipment with electronics (treadmill, elliptical, exercise bike, etc.)

Furniture

 

  • $5 per small items (desk chair, kitchen chair, barstool, outdoor chair, and end tables only)
  • $15 per large items (recliner, dresser, dining table, vanity, desk, ottoman, etc.)
  • $20 per couch or loveseat 

Light Bulbs

  • $1 per item 

Mattresses and Box Springs

  • $15 per mattress
  • $15 per box-spring 

Miscellaneous Items 

  • $5 per item (garden hose, kennel, mirror, large plastic item, etc.)

Propane Tanks

  • $5 per tank (tank must be empty)

Scrap metal

Must drain all gas and oil

  • $10 per grill
  • $15 per snow blower
  • $15 per push lawn mower 
  • $25 per riding lawn mower
  • $10 per yard equipment (chainsaw, weed wacker, etc.)
  • $5 per power tool (separate battery)
  • $1 per single metal item (pipe, tire rim, door, etc.)

Tires 

  • FREE: Tire without rim (for bike, car, light duty truck only)
  • $2 per bike tire with rim
  • $10 per car or light duty truck tire with rim
  • $12 per heavy duty truck tire with or without rim



 

This event is partially funded by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Dakota County.

Year-Round Disposal Opportunities

  • Take advantage of The Recycling Zone! Only a short drive from IGH, The Recycling Zone (3365 Dodd Road, Eagan) is a collection facility open year-round to all Dakota County residents. Household hazardous waste, most electronics, scrap metal, cardboard and more is accepted for FREE. Tires, TVs and computer monitors have a small fee. Visit www.dakotacounty.us and search The Recycling Zone for a full list of accepted items list, prices and hours of operation.  
  • Online Recycling Guide: Learn how to properly dispose of hundreds of unwanted items year-round by searching the Recycling Guide at www.ighmn.gov/recyclingguide. If your unwanted item is in reusable condition, try to donate or sell before recycling or throwing away the item. Give away or sell a reusable item to your neighbors on platforms such as Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, Nextdoor or other donation opportunities listed on the Recycling Guide. 

Questions or Interested in Volunteering at IGH Clean-Up Day?

Email Ally Sutherland or call (651) 604-8511