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In St. Paul, please have your cart available by 6 a.m. on your pickup day. In all other cities, have your cart out by 7 a.m. Pickup times may vary, so it is important to have your cart out on time.
Aspen is the locally owned, environment-friendly waste collection service. We serve residential customers in Apple Valley, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Crystal, Edina, Falcon Heights, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Richfield, Roseville, and parts of St. Paul.
Clean collection. If you’ve seen our spotless trucks and attractive collection containers, you know that we mean clean. Our equipment is maintained meticulously. And our drivers are courteous and neat. You know at a glance that we’ll leave your collection area immaculate.
Service, service, service. Call us once and you’ll understand. Real people actually answer the phones here. They’ll politely and promptly get you the answers and the service you need. Yard waste? We’ll take care of it whether you need a one-time pickup or regular collection from spring to fall. Need a roll off box for remodeling or a big clean up job? All it takes is a phone call. It will be there when you want it and gone when you don’t. Need to change your service? One quick call. A real person to help you. Consider it done.
We live here too. Aspen is owned and managed by people who live in the Twin Cities. We shop in your neighborhoods, contribute to community organizations and hire your neighbors. We know what you want for your home and your community because we want the same things: clean collection, environment-friendly disposal, and personal service.
Aspen. The Clean, Green Way.
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Please call 612-884-8008 to request service, or
Your service includes free use of a clean, attractive, sturdy cart with wheels.
Compostable yard waste bags are required for yard waste pickup. Read more
Compostable bags are required for yard waste pickup
Effective January 1, 2010, customers who bag their yard waste must use compostable bags. A new law forbids the use of conventional plastic bags for yard trimmings collected in the Twin Cities area. Approved bags must be either paper or biodegradable, compostable plastic bags that meet ASTM D6400 specifications.
The new law affects residents in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Hennepin (excluding the City of Minneapolis), Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
Your yard waste must be bagged in a compostable bag, or Aspen will not be allowed to pick it up.
The new compostable bags are clear, green tinted, or white. They are made from biodegradable plastic that will break down in a composting site (regular plastic yard bags do not). The bags can be purchased at home improvement, grocery and retail stores. Look for bags that meet the ASTM Standard Specification for Compostable Plastics (D6400).
Aspen also allows you to rent a wheeled Yard Waste Cart. Call 612-884-8008 for details.
Manufacturers and brands of certified compostable plastic bags can be seen at this website.
Visit Aspen's Yard Waste page for other yard waste options.