Recycling Drop-off Days

Seven Events in 2019! 

Fridley residents will have seven 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 one free appliance and one free mattress at each event with proof of residency to recycle more stuff for free!

 Drop-off days in 2019 are:

January 12, 9 am-12 pm
March 9, 9 am-12 pm
May 11, 9 am-12 pm
July 13, 9 am-12 pm
September 14, 9 am-12 pm
October 12 9 am- 12 pm
November 9, 9 am-12 pm

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? 
Handheld-held Electronics (cell phones, tablets, cables, servers, keyboards, mice) No 
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 
Batteries   No

Items Accepted for a Fee

Electronics  Fee Other  Fee Appliances Fee
Small Electronics (DVD/VCR players, consoles, computer
towers etc)

(1 free, additional $5-10)
Scanner / Fax $10 Mattress / Boxspring
(1 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 $95 Carpet and Pad $5/roll Water Heaters / Softeners Considered an appliance
Ink Jet
Laser Jet

Exercise Equipment

A.C. Units


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

If an item isn't listed above, we are not able to accept it at this event. To find disposal options, please search the Anoka County Recycling Directory.