Organics Recycling

  1. Free Compost Distribution

    Edina residents can pick up free 40-pound bags of compost 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4 and 5, while supplies last, at the Braemar Golf Dome parking lot, 7420 Braemar Blvd. Limit 10 bags per household. Bring ID and someone who can lift and load bags. Read on...
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Organics Diverted From Landfills by Edina Residents

Time Period Tons Diverted
February 2022 72.25
Total since program
launch in June 2020
2,078.21

Three kids around an organics recycling cartOrganics Recycling redirects food waste from the trash to be fully recycled into compost. This type of recycling can be an easy way for residents to participate in helping our climate and reduce the amount of greenhouse gases produced.

The City of Edina passed the Climate Action Plan in December 2021 with the goal to divert 70 percent of our organics away from landfills by 2030. 

The goal of the city's Organics Recycling program is to ensure that every resident can benefit from better waste management practices. The program fee appears on quarterly utility bills with the traditional recycling.

Free rolls of compostable bags are available at the Edina Senior Center reception desk. 

Organics Recycling Guide