Pizza boxes

Recommended disposal options

Check with hauler or city about organics recycling programs

Pizza boxes can be recycled in organics composting programs. Pizza boxes are not recyclable in home recycling.

Check with your recycling hauler or city recycling coordinator to find out if there is curbside organics recycling service or drop-off locations available.

See a listing of cities where curbside organics recycling is offered in parts or all of the cities.

Put in garbage

Pizza boxes may be put in garbage.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Organics, including pizza boxes


No charge

Drop-off limit

No more than five bags of organics per person per day accepted. Events using Hennepin County's portable event recycling containers can arrange to drop off more than five bags.

Materials preparation

Organics must be in closed, BPI-certified compostable plastic bags. Look for the BPI Compostable logo.