People who live in apartments, townhomes, and condominiums play an important role in helping keep our air, water, and land clean. Research shows that recycling is one of the top amenities desired by tenants.
Dakota County offers help to property owners and managers to comply with County Ordinance 110, and provide residents with the opportunity to recycle.
- Free On-site assistance - Meet with a program liaison to help design a new or improved recycling program or start waste prevention efforts.
- Free Education - Request free on-site or virtual presentations for staff or residents to learn recycling dos and don'ts and answer questions.
- Free Labels and Signs - Order container labels, chute signs, common area posters, flyers, and additional educational resources.
- Funding to improve recycling - Apply for recycling containers and more up to $10,000 in value per location, available on a first-come, first-served basis.
To be eligible, multifamily buildings must be located in Dakota County and have shared trash service. Program participants must also have or be willing to obtain: recycling service, recycling containers, and sufficient recycling capacity.