Apartment & Business Recycling
How can I recycle?
There is no municipally administered recycling collection service for multi-unit complexes in Arden Hills unless they opt-in to the city's recycling contract. It is required that property owners of any multi-unit dwelling, like apartment complexes, provide occupants with the opportunity to recycle. Call the City of Arden Hills at 651-792-7800 if this service is not available.
For more information and free resources to set up recycling in your apartment building, visit Ramsey County Biz Recycling's Multi-Unit Recycling Resources.
Visit Biz Recycling for information specific to local businesses, including additional answers to the questions below.
How can I recycle?
There is no municipally administered garbage or recycling collection service for businesses in Arden Hills. Businesses are free to select from any garbage/recycling hauler licensed to provide commercial service in the city. Some commercial haulers only provide roll off service so please check with the company for rates and services provided.
Setting Up Recycling
Find information on setting up a recycling program at your work, helpful tips and free assistance programs at LessTrash.com.
Businesses can cut their purchasing and solid waste bills by reducing waste and recycling more. For more information, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has tips and programs to help businesses reduce waste and increase recycling.
The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program is housed at the University of Minnesota. Upon request, staff will evaluate your facility's operation and offer customized suggestions for waste reduction and management. MnTAP operates the free Minnesota Materials Exchange that connects businesses who have reusable goods to those who can use them.
The Minnesota Retiree Environmental Technical Assistance Program provides free, confidential, non-regulatory pollution prevention, waste reduction and energy use reduction assistance, and other services to Minnesota businesses, industries and institutions.
WasteWise is an affiliate of the Chamber of Commerce that provides technical support and public awareness to businesses to help them reduce waste and save money.
What to do About Other Stuff
If you're remodeling, you may be able to recycle your old ceiling tiles for free. For more information contact Armstrong Ceiling Systems. Armstrong also takes back both their own and other manufacturers flooring through its free vinyl composition tile (VCT) recycling program.
Computers, televisions and other electronic waste may be taken to an electronics recycler or you can arrange pick up service. Some of these companies will also deal certain hazardous materials such as fluorescent bulbs and rechargeable batteries.
You can also ship electronic items including CD-Roms, cell phones and videotapes to GreenDisk.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has publications for businesses on dealing with hazardous waste.
Send your Tyvek envelopes back to Dupont for recycling.