Recycling

Recycling Locations

Crow Wing County Landfill 15728 State Highway 210, Brainerd
City of Nisswa 25636 Main St, Nisswa -  (Nisswa Community Center)
Ideal Transfer Station 33503 W Island Lake
Crow Wing Township 6930 Cuyuna Ave (Crow Wing Town Hall) - This recycling center is open 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Recycling Locations -  view in interactive map

Recycling Locations map (PDF)

Recycling Properly in Crow Wing County- Video

Recycling At Crow Wing County Recycling Locations

These sites provide recycling containers for recyclable material generated by the residents of Crow Wing County. 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.

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Recycle Right Flyer

Household Recycling Items Accepted:

  • Glass
  • Plastic (numbers 1 & 2 -  listed on the rectangle on the bottom of the containers). This does not include bottle caps.
  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard (Please flatten)
  • Paper products (office paper, colored, glossy, news prints, cereal and pop containers, phone books).
  • Metal cans

What CAN and CANNOT be recycled (link to Waste Management Guide)

Co - Mingle Household Recycling Instructions





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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 per gallon and oil filters for 50¢ each.

Oil Drop Locations

Baxter7926 Industrial Park Rd, Baxter (Maintenance Garage)
Brainerd23 Laurel St, Brainerd (Brainerd Fire Dept)
City of Crosby1 1st ST SE, Crosby (License Center)
Crow Wing County Landfill15728 State Hwy 210, Brainerd
City of Garrison27068 Central St, Garrison (City Hall)
City of Nisswa25636 Main St, Nisswa (Community Center)
Emily20823 County Rd 1, Emily (Maintenance Garage)
Mission Township39474 County Rd 3, Merrifield (Town Hall)
Pequot Lakes4638 Main St, Pequot Lakes (City Offices)
Crow Wing Township6930 Cuyuna Ave, Brainerd (Town Hall)


Lead-Acid Batteries

Battery Storage Unit

Residents may dispose of lead-acid car and marine batteries free of charge at the Crow Wing County Landfill.