Cars in line at Clean Up Day

Clean Up Day


The City of Shakopee in cooperation with Louisville Township, Jackson Township and Scott County offers a Clean Up Day for recyclable items the fourth Saturday of April. 

Clean Up Day is funded in part through grants received from Scott County and Shakopee's Recycling Rebate Program.

Examples of Accepted Items  Items NOT Accepted at Clean Up Day 
  • Brush Bundles: Cut in 6-foot lengths bound with biodegradable twine
  • Car Batteries
  • Computers* (please clean personal information off hard drives before recycling)
  • Electronics: Stereo, TV, VCR, desktop copier/ printer/scanner
  • Major Appliances: Stove, refrigerator, freezer, water heater, dehumidifier, water softener, microwave, washer, dryer. (Limit two per vehicle.)
  • Scrap Metal: BBQ grills (briquettes removed), propane tanks*, lawn mowers (drain fuel/oil)
  • Tires: Up to eight
  • Yard Waste: Grass, leaves, garden material, brush, etc... in compostable bags only.
  • Couches*
  • Console TVs/Stereos*
  • Mattresses and Box Springs*
  • Mirrors and Glass
  • Refuse Items/ General Household Garbage (loose refuse must be boxed)

* Additional fee required

x  Liquids, Chemicals, Oils
x  Light Bulbs
x  Paints, Paint Cans
x  Landscape Blocks
x  Tree Logs, Tree Stumps
x  RV/Gas Refrigerators
x  Contractor Building Material Debris
x  Hot Tubs, Bath Tubs, Whirlpool Tubs


Scott County Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts many of the "not accepted" items. Please call them at (952) 496-8652 or visit its website for details. 

Dem Con Recovery and Recycling, LLC in Shakopee accepts many large items and some of the "not accepted" items for a fee. The service providers on this list may also take some of these "not accepted" items.

FEE Information

Residents wishing to dispose of any acceptable refuse other than what is described as recyclable items will be charged a flat fee (cash or check only, check preferred) based on the type of vehicle transporting the refuse.

Vehicle of Recyclable Items $20
Car of Non-Recyclable Items (garbage/trash/junk) $25
Trailer or Pick-Up Truck of Non-Recyclable Items (garbage/trash/junk) $30
Mattress or box spring ($40 for the set) $20
Couch $20
Console TV or stereo $25
Computer (monitor and CPU) $10
Propane Tank $5


DONATE ITEMS to Shakopee Rotary and Bridging, Inc. 

Bridging, Inc. serves people in need based on qualified referrals from social service agencies and churches in the seven-county metropolitan area.

All donations are tax deductible (thrift market value). To qualify, Rotary asks that donations be in good condition, clean, undamaged and not worn beyond a respectable life. Can't make it to Clean Up Day? Contact Rotarian Tim Whitcomb at (952) 445-6170 to schedule a pick-up. 




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