The DVR Fall Drop-off Event will be on Saturday, September 28, 2024 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Burnsville Maintenance Facility. The drop-off is open to all Dakota County Residents. 

We will NOT be accepting hazardous waste at this event. The Recycling Zone (3365 Dodd Rd, Eagan) accepts hazardous waste, electronics, and scrap metal for free all year long. Accepted items at the Recycling Zone include paints, chemicals, cleaners, oil, electronics, scrap metal, bulbs, batteries and more. Recycling Zone hours are:

Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

DVR Fall Drop-off Event Details

Date: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Location: Burnsville Maintenance Facility
13713 Frontier Court, Burnsville MN 

ITEMS ACCEPTED AT NO COST:  box of household hazardous waste

  • *Electronics: VCRs, DVD players, computers (not monitors), printers, computer accessories, stereos, digital cameras, fax equipment, electronic gaming systems, cell phones and other miscellaneous electronic devices.
  • *Misc. Electric Household Items: Vacuum cleaners, carpet sweepers, coffee makers, blenders (without glass), mixers, bread makers, fryers, food sealing equipment, electric knives, clothes irons, shaving equipment, hair dryers, holiday lights, space heaters, radios, clocks, telephones, fans, cameras, toaster ovens and misc. electric tools (drills, sanders, etc).  Batteries must be removed from all devices.  Lawn mower and bike
  • *Scrap Metal: Metal grills (remove propane tank), metal lawn furniture and other scrap metal items (try to remove as many non-metal parts as possible).    
  • Appliances: Furnaces and trash compactors
  • Bicycles: drop-off bicycles of any size to be recycled.      
  • Mattresses & Box springs: for recycling. For reuse options, click here.
  • Document Destruction: Computer paper, copy paper, envelopes, letterhead, notepad/legal paper, fax paper, junk mail, file folders, phone message notes. Paper clips and staples DO NOT have to be removed. No cardboard boxes, binders or rubber bands.

ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR A PER-ITEM FEE (cash or check only):  stove appliance

  • Prices will be updated in August 2024
  • **Electronics: Televisions and computer monitors
  • Appliances: Appliances will be accepted for a per item fee including:
    • Washers 
    • Dryers 
    • Air conditioners 
    • Microwaves 
    • Hot water heaters 
    • Water softeners 
    • Stoves/ovens 
    • Refrigerators 
    • Freezers 
    • Dehumidifiers 
    • Dishwashers 
    • Misc. Appliances 
  • *Power equipment: Push & riding lawn mowers, snow blowers, weed whips, pressure washers, chainsaws, air compressors, and other electric and battery operated equipment. Drain all gas and engine fluids.
  • *Scrap metal: Miscellaneous scrap metal items will be accepted and charged per vehicle-load at $X/Vehicle Load as long as it is free of wood/plastic debris.

Items NOT ACCEPTED at this event:

  • *NO hazardous waste: for free, year-round disposal options, click here.
  • **NO tires: for disposal options, click here.
  • NO carpet: for disposal of carpet and carpet padding, click here.
  • NO furniture: for reuse options of furniture in good condition, click here.  For disposal options, click here.
  • NO ammonia-gas appliances (such as RV appliances): ammonia-power appliances can be brought to JR's Advanced Recycling for a fee. For more information, click here.
  • NO business waste: If you are a business with small amounts of hazardous waste, you may qualify for Dakota County's Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) program. For more information, click here. 

*Accepted for free at the Recycling Zone year-round
**Accepted for a small fee at the Recycling Zone year-round

For more information, or to find out if your item is accepted at the Drop-Off Day, call 952-895-4511

The Hazardous Waste Collection Event is partially funded by the city of Burnsville, Dakota County, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Contact Us

City Education Department
13713 Frontier Court
Burnsville, MN 55337-3817
Phone: 952-895-4559

Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the partnership recycling department for the Cities of Apple Valley, BurnsvilleEagan and Lakeville that connects residents and businesses to recycling, composting and waste disposal information.

DVR is not a drop off facility and does not accept any materials for recycling.