Recycling Events

Recycling Days at City Hall

The city offers several recycling events for residents each year. Some events are held at City Hall and some are held at Green Lights Recycling in Blaine. Watch for announcements in the city newsletter for date, time, acceptable items and related costs. Events at City Hall are scheduled for May 1, 2021 & September 11, 2021.

Click here to find a complete list of items accepted and their prices.

No garbage or hazardous waste is accepted.

Please call the Recycling Coordinator at 763-434-9555 if you have questions.

Green Lights Recycling Drop-off Events

Drop off events are also held at Green Lights Recycling several times a year.

The collection event runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to Ham Lake residents.  Two items can be recycled for free by presenting your driver’s license and a coupon that can be found in the City’s newsletter

For a list of accepted items go to and click We Recycle.

Please note: no garbage or household hazardous waste will be accepted.

2021 event dates:

  • January 23
  • March 27
  • July 24
  • December 4

To improve traffic flow during the event, please use the entrance on 99th Lane NE.  Click here to view the map.