Organics recycling training April 9, cart delivery map online, Recycling Block Leader program created

Excited about the new organics recycling program but not sure how to do it? Or are you the recycling expert on your block, and you can help your neighbors recycle right?

The City is offering two organics recycling training sessions April 9. Get your questions answered with hands-on learning, demonstrations and tips that make recycling organics easy. Learn about the City’s new Recycling Block Leader program and how you can sign up to be the leader on your block.

·         Hear brief presentations from staff in Minneapolis recycling, our local commercial composting facility, and the Hennepin County Department of Environment and Energy.

·         Get a free kitchen organics collection container.

·         Pick up a free yard sign promoting organics recycling.

·         Enjoy refreshments with your neighbors.

Come to either session:

·         9-11 a.m., Saturday, April 9
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, 4055 Nicollet Ave. S.

·         1-3 p.m., Saturday, April 9
Folwell Park, 1615 Dowling Ave. N.

RSVPs are encouraged; contact Kellie Kish at or 673-3536.

Cart delivery map online

If you’ve already signed up for a new organics cart and expect it in the spring rollout, you can check here to see which week your cart will arrive.

Find more information at


Published Mar 22, 2016