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Where can I take my Christmas tree?
Bunker Hills Compost Site is open for two weekends in January to collect trees and any yard waste that you haven't disposed of yet.  There is a small charge to cover disposal.  Call 763-767-7964 for more information.  Residents are asked to remove all wire and garland from trees and evergreen boughs before you bring them to the site.  Your residential refuse hauler may also take Christmas trees.  Call them to request pick-up and fee information.

Do you offer a spring clean-up day?
Yes, we offer a spring recycling day every year, usually on the 3rd  Saturday in April.  View our city calendar closer to that time for the exact date.  Lexington residents can bring their items to 4175 Lovell rd, from 8 a.m. to noon on the recycling day.  Items accepted include:
  • Appliances (fee)
  • Cell phones
  • Computers/Electronics/TVs (fee)
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fluorescent bulbs (fee)
  • Furniture/household goods - usable and in good condition
  • Motor vehicle batteries
  • Printer cartridges
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Scrap metal - remove all non-metal material
  • Tires (fee)

What is your water quality like?
Please view a copy of our current water quality report attached below.

What items are recyclable?
Residents can recycle the following materials at curbside:
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil - wipe off food debris
  • Glass - food/beverage, bottles & jars - please rinse
  • Paper -
    • mail, office & school papers
    • magazines & catalogs
    • newspapers & inserts
    • phone books
    • shredded paper in closed paper bags
    • cardboard boxes
    • cereal, cracker, pasta & cake mix boxes
    • shoe boxes, gift boxes & electronics boxes
    • boxes from toothpaste, medications & other toiletries
    • paper towel & toilet paper cores
    • NO PACKAGING FROM REFRIGERATED OR MICROWAVEABLE PRODUCTS SUCH AS FROZEN ENTREES.
  • Plastic - #1 & #2 containers with a neck and a screw-on lid.  No fertilizer, pesticide chemical, or automotive fluid containers - please rinse and throw away lid.  NO PLASTIC BAGS.
  • Steel food cans - please rinse

When is recycling picked up?
Recycling is available to all residents living in single family homes, apartments, townhomes, and condominiums through their garbage hauler.  Recyclables are collected curbside every other week, the same days as garbage removal.  Set recyclables at the curb by 7 a.m.  Place recycling containers at least 4 feet away from garbage cans.  During snow season, please keep garbage and recycling containers away from the pathway of the plow.  Call your hauler to obtain a recycling cart.

Where can I recycle fluorescent bulbs?
It is illegal to put fluorescent bulbs in the garbage, whether they are intact or broken.  Fluorescent bulbs contain mercury and must be recycled.  The closest location that accepts these bulbs for recycling is located at Frattalone's Ace Hardware, 9225 Lexington Avenue, in Circle Pines (763-783-9161).

Where can I recycle used oil?
Recycling and Resources Solutions. Also Anoka County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Or use the web link: http://www.anokacounty.us/369/Household-Hazardous-Waste-Facility.Or Call 763-323-5730.  Remember that it is illegal to put motor oil filters in the gabage. Drain oil filters upside down over a containers of used motor oil for at least 12 hours before taking them to a drop-off location. Put filters in a sealed containers to prevent leaks.

Where do I bring household hazardous waste?
Hazardous waste is anything labeled flammable, corrosive, or toxic that has caution, warning and/or danger on the label.  Bring hazardous waste to Anoka County's Household Hazardous Waste Faclity.

Where is the nearest compost site?
There are two compost sites near our community.  Visit the anoka county website  for directions and hours.  Both of these sites accept tree waste.  Charges do apply.  Sites are open April - November, weather permitting.

Who is my refuse hauler and how do I contact them?
Residents contract with one of four garbage haulers:
  1. Ace Solid Waste | 763-427-3110
  2. Allied Waste Services | 763-784-2104
  3. Walter's Recycling & Refuse | 763-780-8464
  4. Waste Management | 952-890-1100

Recycling can be arranged with Lexington's Recycling Coordinator.  Contact her for more information.

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