Walters Recycling & Refuse

Public Drop-off Facility

We are open to the public: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
We accept Recycling materials (at no charge) and Non-Recycled materials (fee applies).


Location & Hours

Welcome to our Public Drop-Off page.

For a complete list of what we can take and rates, please give us a call in advance at (763) 780-8464

A valid photo ID is required for all drop-offs.  Please remember to bring your identification.

We are located at: 

10191 Xylite Street NE
Blaine, MN 55449

Hours of Operation to the public are:

M-F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


For a complete list of what we can take and rates, please give us a call (763) 780-8464.

Accepted – No Charge

Walter’s welcomes the following items at our Recycling Center: Residents, there is no charge to you for recycled items. *Commercial customers, are subject to a fee.

  • Aluminum & metal cans: empty and rinse
  • Cardboard: flatten*
  • Glass jars & bottles: empty & rinse
  • Plastics #1,2, & 5 – Plastic bottles & jugs w/necks: empty & rinse
  • Magazines ~ Mixed Paper ~ Newspaper ~ Phone Books*
  • Batteries: Alkaline, lithium, Ni-cad and button batteries.
  • Eyeglasses
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Cell Phones
  • Scrap Metal  (no redemption is paid on scrap metal).
  • Bicycles (All Bicycles are collected year-round and then donated to a program called Bikes4kids).
  • Textiles | USAgain will accept clothes, shoes, accessories, and household textiles in reusable condition: Look for the USAgain box at our facility and place items of reusable condition in the box. Looking for more information? Click the link

Accepted With Fee

Walters Recycling and Refuse also accepts the following items at our Recycling Center, fees do apply.

  • Bulky Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Appliances (water softeners must be emptied)
  • Outdoor items ~ (examples: Basketball hoop, outdoor pool, gas or charcoal grill, lawnmower, snow blower, outdoor trinkets etc.).  Snow blowers, lawn mowers and other outdoor equipment must be drained of all fluids (gas & oil) prior to drop off.
  • E-Waste
  • Construction Demo
  • Extra bags of Refuse
  • More than one yard of Cardboard is subject to a fee *commercial customers

If you have an item in question and are not sure if we can take it, please give us a call at 763-780-8464 for a quote. We do not accept Hazardous Waste, please refer to your County’s Hazardous Waste Facility for all Household Hazardous Waste disposal and their locations.