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Recycling Locations and Oil Drop-Off Sites
The following recycling sites are up and running in Crow Wing County
  Cities/Township            Location 
    City of Crosby               1077 1st Street SW, (Crosby City Garage)
    Crosslake Roll-Off          34363  County Road 3, Crosslake, 
    City of Ironton               Behind City Maintenance Building, 3rd Street
    City of Emily                  Maintenance Garage ,West on County Road 1  
    City of Deerwood           Serpent Road and Maple, Next to Deerwood Fire Dept.
    City of Garrison             West on County Road 1, Garrison (by City Hall)
    City of Nisswa                25636 Main St, Nisswa (behind fire department)
    Ideal Transfer Station    33503 West Island Lake Dr. (Off of County Road 16)  
    Merrified Lions               16995 Riverside Drive, Brainerd, MN
    Mission Township           29474 County Road 3, Merrifield, MN 
    Southwest Townships     6930 Cuyuna Ave. (
Crow Wing Town Hall)
                                        This recycling center will be open beginning 
                                        July 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m.

Recycling Properly in Crow Wing County

Crow Wing County Landfill site is open and accepting recycling items.
  The County Landfill is located on MN State Highway 210.  The landfill will be open Thursday, July 3rd, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, July 5th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The following Cities offer Curbside recycling: 
Baxter                        Brainerd
Breezy Point               Pequot Lakes

The City of Nisswa is considering going to curbside recycling.  For more information, please contact the City of Nisswa.

If the residential recycling has changed in your community, please contact your City or Township for additional information.

Recycling At Solid Waste Disposal Site
The Crow Wing County Solid Waste Disposal Site provides two 20-yard recycling containers for recyclable material generated by the residents of Crow Wing County. These recycling containers, "bins", are commingle, meaning all recycling material are mixed together. When the bins are full, they are hauled to a recycling center in the Minneapolis where the material is sorted.  

Residents are asked to flatten cardboard boxes, plastic containers, aluminum cans and metal cans in order to utilize as much space as possible in the bins.

Household Recycling
Recycling Bins for Residents
These recycling programs accept: 
  • Glass
  • Plastic (numbers one through six listed on the rectangle on the bottom of the containers).  This does not include bottle caps.
  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Paper products (office paper, colored, glossy, newsprints,  cereal and pop containers, phonebooks).
  • Metal cans

Co - Mingle Household Recycling Instructions

Oil Drop-Off Site
Oil Drop-Off Site

Used Oil Drop-off is a free service for Crow Wing County residents.  Residents may dispose of antifreeze for a fee of $1.00 per gallon and oil filters for 50¢ each. 

Lead-Acid Batteries
Battery Storage Unit
Residents may dispose lead-acid car and marine batteries free of charge.