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Recycling Resources

Upgrading to more efficient electronics and lighting can help you protect the environment and so can recycling your old products.

CFL Recycling

The energy savings provided by CFLs are great for the environment. However, CFLs contain a small amount of mercury that can be harmful to the environment if broken and burnt out CFLs are not disposed of properly. Dakota Electric offers multiple recycling options to make proper disposal easy, convenient and affordable.

View CFL recycling options

The Recycling Zone

Not only does The Recycling Zone accept household hazardous materials from residents, but it also provides a variety of recycling programs.

  • Located in Eagan
  • Provides recycling of CFLs at no charge to Dakota County residents
  • Provides residents with free recycling of home electronics (e.g., computers, TVs, mp3 players, smart phones, etc.)

Visit The Recycling Zone Web site