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Recycling Events

Recycling Days at City Hall

The city offers several recycling events for residents each year. Some events are held at City Hall, and some are held at Recycle Technologies in Blaine. Watch for announcements in the city newsletter for dates, times, acceptable items, and related costs. Events at City Hall are scheduled for May 6, 2023 & September 9, 2023.

Spring & Fall Recycling Pricing 2023

No garbage or hazardous waste is accepted.

Please call the Recycling Coordinator at 763-235-1663 if you have questions.

FREE Reuse Event at City Hall

A Reuse Event will be held on Sunday, May 7th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The City, along with Anoka County, will be accepting reusable household items in the Reuse Tent located in the Ham Lake City Hall parking lot, on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to noon and again from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Items will be offered free for the taking on Sunday.    There is no requirement to bring items in order to take items.  More information about this event can be found at   Questions?  Reach out to Anoka County at  763-324-3400 or   The weight of items taken by "shoppers" will be applied toward the City's 2023 reuse/recycling tonnage goal.

Recycle Technologies Drop-off Events

Drop-off events are also held at Recycle Technologies several times a year.

The collection event runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to Ham Lake residents.  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 Recycle Technologies.

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

2023 event dates:

  • March 25
  • July 22
  • December 2

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

2023 Fix-It Clinics

Want to get that much-loved item repaired free of charge? Join us at one of our local fix-it clinics. 

For details on what may be fixed, call 763-324-3400 or go to Fix-It-Clinics


January 7, 2023 at Cedar Methodist Church - 17541 Jefferson St NE, Ham Lake, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

February 4, 2023 at Lino Lakes Public Works Facility - 1189 Main Street, Lino Lakes, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

March 4, 2023 at Rum River North County Park, Rum River North Building 23100 Rum River Blvd NW, St Francis, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

April 1, 2023 at First Lutheran Church - 1555 40th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

May 6, 2023 at Bunker Hills Activity Center - Maple Room - 550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

June 3, 2023 at Spring Lake Park High School - 1100 81st Ave NE, Spring Lake Park, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

July - Holiday - No Event

August 5, 2023 at Northtown Library - 711 County Road 10 NE, Blaine, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

September - Holiday - No Event

October 7, 2023 at East Bethel Senior Center - 2241 221st Ave NE, East Bethel, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

November 4, 2023 at Anoka City Hall Community Room - 2015 1st Ave, Anoka, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

December 2, 2023 at Centennial Library Community Room - 100 Civic Heights Circle, Circle Pines, MN from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm



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