Boxes: cardboard and boxboard

Recommended disposal options


Cardboard and boxes can be recycled at home.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Cardboard, boxes, boxboard


No charge

Drop-off limit

Bloomington Drop-off Facility limit: one pickup truck load of cardboard per visit from households.

Larger quantities of cardboard from households should be delivered to the Brooklyn Park Transfer Station.

Materials preparation

Flatten boxes. Preferred size is 3’ x 3’ or smaller.

Put pizza boxes in garbage or organics recycling

Pizza boxes are not recyclable, but are accepted by organics recycling programs. They may also be put in the garbage.