Organics Recycling

Dakota County residents can drop off their organic waste for composting right here in Farmington! It's easy:

  • Sign up by visit Dakota County's webpage, calling 952-891-7557 or emailing [email protected]

  • Start collecting! Bag your organics using a paper or BPI-certified compostable bag (provided for free at all drop sites). Visit Dakota County's webpage for information on what is accepted at the collection site. You will also receive this information in the mail once you sign up for the program. 

  • Bring your organics to any drop site in Dakota County. Farmington's drop site is located at the Farmington Central Maintenance Facility, 19650 Municipal Drive. Don't forget to grab another bag for your next load!

One third of what's in our trash cans is food waste, yard waste and compostable paper.

Dakota County has tips and tools on recycling your organics and reducing wasted food.


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