Garbage & Recycling

Garbage & Recycling Collection Service

The City of North St. Paul has City-wide residential Garbage and Recycling Collection Service that was established in 2001. Republic Services proudly serves North St. Paul residents. Garbage is picked up weekly. You have a choice of a 32, 68, 95 or 163 gallon container. Recycling is picked up bi-weekly with a 95 gallon container at a cost of $3.49 with no additional tax. If you are a new resident and have not signed up for service, please call the Utilities Department at 651-747-2413.
Become a better recycler!

32 Gallon Garbage $13.33 plus tax

32 Gallon

95 Gallon Recycling $3.49 no tax

95 Gallon

68 Gallon Garbage $14.66 plus tax

68 Gallon

95 Gallon Garbage $17.16 plus tax

95 Gallon

Recycling is picked up bi-weekly with a 95 gallon container.
Cost: $3.49 with no additional tax.

§ 55.03 Collection: City-Contracted Service

Containers shall be placed properly at the curb for pick-up not earlier than 6:00 p.m. the day before scheduled collection, and removed from the curb not later than 6:00 a.m. the day after scheduled collection. 


Recycling at Events

Go green at your next event! Visit the Recycling at Events page to learn more about the opportunities in place for you.

Discounted backyard compost bins available for Ramsey County residents

Ramsey County residents are currently eligible for a $20 discount on compost bins purchased through the Recycling Association of Minnesota. Bins are $44 (plus tax) after the discount is applied (regularly $64). To place your order, visit and enter promo code "ramsey", or call 651-641-4589 and mention that you are a Ramsey County resident. Pre-ordered bins will be available for pick up April 27 in Maplewood or June 1 in Saint PaulCompost at home! Purchase a backyard compost bin for only $44! 

Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste is defined as paint, chemicals, oil and other products marked, "Caution", “Warning”, "Danger" or “Poison”. Ramsey County offers a year-round collection in Saint Paul at Bay West, Inc. (5 Empire Drive, between Jackson Street and Rice Street, just north of Pennsylvania Avenue). Temporary collection sites are located throughout the county from April through October.
For more information, please call 651-633-EASY (3279), answered 24/7 or visit:

Organics Recycling Drop-Off Program

Ramsey County now offers an organics recycling drop-off site. For more information, please call 651-633-EASY (3279) answered 24/7 or visit the

Ramsey County Guide for Recycling & Disposal Yard Waste

For information and hours of operation of Ramsey County Yard Waste Sites, call 651-633-EASY (3279) or visit find information on backyard composting and contact information for the Master Gardener program.

Ramsey County Fix-It Clinic

Get household items fixed for free and learn valuable repair skills at an upcoming Fix-It Clinic.