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Fargo Recycling

As of March 6th glass will no longer be accepted in the curbside recycling program for residents, commercial accounts and multi family dwellings. We encourage you to bring your glass to one of our 20 recycling dropsites.

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When in Doubt, Throw It Out!

The City of Fargo now has ALL in ONE recycling which allows residents to deposit all of their recycling in ONE BIN! No more separating, it’s never BIN easier! For more information, call 701.241.1449.

The City of Fargo does collection of recyclables from Fargo residents, commercial accounts and multi-family dwellings, then the recyclables are delivered to Minnkota Recycling in Fargo for processing and sent by rail or truck to various markets to be remanufactured into new products.

Do you want to test your recycling knowledge? Check out this game to see if you know what is recycling or trash, and which items should be composted or dropped off at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Click here to test your recycling knowledge!

For cart repairs, please call 701.241.1449 or e-mail

ALL in ONE recycling details:

  • The cost is $4 per month

    Items accepted are:
      • flattened cardboard boxes
      • tin, steel and aluminum cans
      • office paper and junk mail
      • news papers and magazines
      • plastic bottles, tubs and jugs that have a # 1-7
  • Collection is every other week on your garbage day.
    • To determine what week recycling is collected at your address please review the Collection Schedule Map to learn more about Week A, Week B and recycling collection dates.
  • Recycling drop off sites will remain available for those choosing to transport recycling themselves

How do I Recycle if I Live in an Apartment?

If you live in an apartment or have a dumpster for garbage disposal, call 701.241.1449 for recycling options.

We appreciate your efforts to conserve and recycle these materials that are a valuable resource for creating new products and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you.