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Recycle Well – Go Paperless Intro Photo

Jan 12

Recycle Well – Go Paperless

Did you know you can receive your invoices by e-mail or view them on line? Did you know you can pay your bill on line or have it paid automatically?

If you have a paper invoice, make it your last. You can do this two ways:

  • Please go to My Account on…

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Recycle Well - Happy Holidays! Intro Photo

Dec 22

Recycle Well - Happy Holidays!

It's as simple as 1,2,3.

  1. Recycle All Bottles, Cans, & Paper.
  2. Keep food and liquids out of your recycling.
  3. Keep plastic bags out of your recycling.

Share with your family, friends and neighbors, so we can all make our Mother Earth proud, keep our recycling…

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Recycle Well – Thank you! Intro Photo

Dec 08

Recycle Well – Thank you!

Recycle Minnesota processed more material this year than any in the past. Our facility was well below the state level for allowable contamination. This is a direct result of you, our customers, working hard to RECYCLE WELL. Let’s work even harder in 2018 to lower the amount of waste in our recycle…

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Recycle Well – Experiments for Kids Intro Photo

Nov 25

Recycle Well – Experiments for Kids

In an earlier blog, we talked about plastic bags and how to recycle them. Well here is another fun way to accomplish this – create a parachute. We are not losing our minds. Click here to combine recycling of a plastic bag and science.…

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November 11 – Veterans Day Intro Photo

Nov 10

November 11 – Veterans Day

Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918.

The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery.…

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Thanksgiving Day Intro Photo

Nov 10

Thanksgiving Day

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. In 1863, President Lincoln…

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Winter and Snow Intro Photo

Nov 01

Winter and Snow

As usual the snow season has returned. Safety is our first concern here at Dick’s Sanitation, for our employees and our customers.

Business customers

In order for our drivers to access commercial tanks, the enclosure areas need to be clear of snow and ice. Here are some examples:

Enclosure…

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Recycle Well – How to avoid “Wish Cycling” Intro Photo

Oct 27

Recycle Well – How to avoid “Wish Cycling”

The practice of tossing items into your single sort container and hoping they will be recycled is being called “wish cycling”. These items cause issues for our sorters, machines and end up as waste that we cannot process. In order to become a better recycler, let’s look at the TOP 10 offenders that…

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Recycle Well—Organics—Food Waste Intro Photo

Oct 13

Recycle Well—Organics—Food Waste

There has been a lot of talk about the move to “zero waste” and what it will take to get there. We have worked hard over the last few decades to get people to recycle and while it has been successful, we can still do more to reduce what is being thrown out in our trash.

Organics are any item…

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Fall is here! Intro Photo

Sep 29

Fall is here!

Time to put away your summer furniture and get out those rakes. Did you know that Dick’s Sanitation, Inc. has a yard waste program that will help you get rid of those fallen leaves? Please give us a call at 952-469-2239 and one of our Customer Service Representatives will get you set up. In the meantime,…

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