Recycle Containers for Events

Go GREEN at your next event!

North St. Paul residents can borrow portable recycling containers at no cost for temporary events. The containers collapse for easy transport and come with custom plastic bags to attach to the assembled frame.

Event Recycling Tips

  • Pair the recycling container with a trash can. This helps keep the trash out of the recycling. Review the City's Acceptable Recycling items here.
  • If you event is outdoors, anchor your containers if it is windy.
  • Use the plastic bags provided with the containers
  • Dispose of the recycling collected at your event before you return the containers.
  • Wipe the frame and lids well before you return them.
  • Return any unused plastic bags.
  • Return the containers in the box provided by City Hall during regular hours.

To reserve your containers for your next event contact Community Development at
651-747-2411. Container Loan Request Form.


Recycling Containers for Bottles and Cans

Recycling containers for bottles and cans are a huge hit at sporting events, block parties, family reunions and other gatherings. It’s an easy way to reduce your environmental impact.   

Organics Container

For information and hours of operation of Ramsey County Yard Waste Sites, call 651-633-EASY (3279) or visit the It also contains information on backyard composting.
Or you may go to U of M Extension Service.

Portable Recycling Containers

Portable Recycling Containers

Compostables Recycling Containers