Recycling Drop-off Days

Six Events in 2019!

Fridley residents will have six opportunities for free and reduced recycling of bulky items--electronics, appliances, mattresses and more-- in 2019. Free paper shredding at every event. Residents can receive $15 off plus two free appliances and two free mattresses at each event with proof of residency to recycle more stuff for free! Drop-off days in 2019 run from 9 a.m. - noon on the following dates:

January 12
March 9
May 11
July 13
September 14
October 12
November 9

Green Lights map

New Drop-off Location in 2018!
Green Lights Recycling, 1525 99th Lane NE, in Blaine.

Directions: Take Highway 65 north to 99th Lane and turn right. Enter site on left, after the curve.

Items Accepted for Free

Item Limit per Event? 
Small and Medium Electronics (cell phones, tablets, cables, computer tower, VCR, servers, keyboards, mice) Yes, 5 medium electronics
Secure Paper Shredding Yes, 4 boxes 
Fluorescent Lights Yes, 10
Small Engines / Scrap Metal (lawn mower, generator, metal fencing, BBQ grills, posts, gutters) No 
Bicycles (reused or recycled by Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles) No 
TV/Monitor  Yes, 1 for free, additional for a fee
Batteries   No

Items Accepted for a Fee

Item Fee Item Fee Item Fee
Scanner / Fax $10 Mattress / Boxspring
(2 free, additional $15)
TV/ Monitor
Up to 17"
18" to 31"
32" and greater
Console TV
Rear Projection
+Broken Screen



Vacuum Cleaners $7
Commercial Copier/Printer $95 Carpet and Pad $5/roll Water Heaters / Softeners Considered an appliance
2 free, additional $5-10

Exercise Equipment

A.C. Units


If you are looking to get ride of a working refrigerator, look into Xcel Energys rebate program, where they will pay you $30 and pick up the fridge from your home.