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Barnum MN Recycling Shed

Staffed Recycling Centers (behind fire hall)


Barnum Hours


Monday:       12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday:  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday:          12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday:      10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Carlton County Transfer Station (1950 Highway 210)


April 1st - October 31st

Monday-Saturday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


November 1st - March 31st

Monday - Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday:            8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


The Barnum Recycling Center (Staffed)


-PLASTICS #1 THRU #7:  Check the bottom of the container for #1 - 7.  Please rinse, remove caps and flatten.

-ALUMINUM CANS:  Rinse and flatten.

-TIN AND METAL CANS:  Rinse, remove lables and flatten if possible.

-GLASS JARS AND BOTTLES:  Rinse, remove caps and rings, sort by color:  clear, brown and green/blue.  Not accepted:  light bulbs, mirrors, ceramic or broken glass.

-NEWSPAPERS:  Place in brown paper bag.  Glossy inserts are okay.

-BOX BOARD:  Place separate in a paper bag.  Box board includes mac n' cheese boxes, cereal boxes, pasta boxes, etc.  If the box is brown, not white with wax, on the inside, it can be recycled.  No corrugated cardboard -- that can be recycled at the Transfer Station.

-MAGAZINES:  Place separate in paper bag.  No books.

-OFFICE PAPER:  Place separate in paper bag.  This includes office paper, computer paper, yellow legal, notebook paper, colored paper, envelopes and junk mail.  Not accepted:  carbon paper, plastic wrapping, bound books or spiral notebooks.