Refuse & Recycling


Refuse & Recycling
The City of Columbia Heights has updated the Municipal Provided Refuse Services code and created a Solid Waste Management Operations Policy emphasizing solid waste reduction programs.

Waste Management of Minnesota
The City of Columbia Heights entered into a five-year contract with Waste Management of Minnesota on January 1, 2018 for garbage and recycling. The hauler will pick up residential refuse, provided it is placed in the proper container. For more information, please visit Waste Management customer support.

Additional Information
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Please call Waste Management at 1-888-960-0008 if you have been missed on the collection route, or contact them via their customer support web page.

Commercial and Business Refuse Services
Businesses and other non-residential properties not serviced via the City’s residential contract may arrange for their own service providers.  Also, for information and assistance developing a recycling program for your business visit Anoka County Recycling & Resource Solutions.

Area businesses may also utilize the City’s Recycling Center to drop off recyclables.