Recycling

7-20-2020: CURBSIDE RECYCLE PICKUP WILL RESUME.

6-10-2020: RECYCLE DROP OFF TRAILERS WILL BE AVAILABLE WEEKLY, WEDNESDAY AT 10 AM THROUGH THURSDAY, OR UNTIL FULL AT THE OLD 5TH STREET IGA PARKING LOT ON 5TH STREET AND NEBRASKA AVENUE.


4-7-2020: RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING PICKUP IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!


3-19-2020: RECYCLE DROP OFF TRAILERS (FORMERLY AT 5TH & NEBRASKA) ARE NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


Creating a Green City

Minden strives to be a green city and provides its citizens and businesses with recycling capabilities. Recycling materials are picked up the same day as the trash is picked up every week. Items need to be placed curbside since there is no drop-off site available. Recycling is offered at no charge to residents and businesses.

Items Accepted 

  • All Plastics
  • Catalogs
  • Magazines
  • Phone books
  • Newspaper
  • Aluminum cans
  • Tin cans
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Office paper (8.5" x 11")
  • Shredded paper (bagged)

Items Not Accepted 


  • Five gallon #2 buckets
  • Glass
  • Hard bound books
  • Lids

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