Recycling Events

Fall Recycling Day

The city offers a fall “Recycling Day" to residents in September at City Hall.   Watch for an announcement in the city newsletter for date, time, acceptable items and related costs.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ham Lake City Hall
15544 Central Avenue NE

Click here to find a complete list of items accepted and their prices.

No garbage or hazardous waste is accepted.

Please call the Recycling Coordinator at 763-434-9555 if you have questions.

Green Lights Recycling Drop-off Events

Drop off events are also held at Green Lights Recycling several times a year.

The collection event runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to Ham Lake residents.  Two items can be recycled for free by presenting your driver’s license and a coupon that can be found in the City’s newsletter

For a list of accepted items go to and click We Recycle.

Please note: no garbage or household hazardous waste will be accepted.

2019 event dates:

  • November 23

To improve traffic flow during the event, please use the entrance on 99th Lane NE.  Click here to view the map.