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Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the recycling dept for Burnsville, Eagan and Apple Valley. Join this team for a chance to win a free compost bin! (Burnsville residents only)

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Member Contributions
  • Try Composting

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 3 Expense: Expense: 3

    Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.

    2 Members
  • Two Degrees of Savings: Heat

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.

    2 Members
  • Thank Your Fans: Window A/C

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Use fans instead of your window A/C on cool summer nights.

    2 Members
  • Wash 'em Cold

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.

    2 Members
  • Drive to the Limit

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.

    2 Members
  • Recycle it All

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 4 Expense: Expense: 1

    Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.

    2 Members
  • Recycle Like Crazy

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 5 Expense: Expense: 1

    Reach the pinnacle of recycling by never, ever throwing away a recyclable item, whether at home or out and about.

    2 Members
  • Keep in the Cold: Window A/C

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.

    1 Member
  • Compost Year Round

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 5 Expense: Expense: 3

    Composting is fun every day of the year!

    1 Member
  • Compost Like Crazy!

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 4 Expense: Expense: 3

    In addition to composting at home, seek out composting in your community, too!

    1 Member
  • Get on the Bus

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 2

    Leave your car at home and take the bus once a week for work, school or errands.

    1 Member
  • Put a Damper On It

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home

    1 Member
  • Five is Just Fine

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.

    1 Member
  • Keep in the Cold: Central A/C

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer

    1 Member
  • Flip the Switch

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.

    1 Member
  • Do the Twist

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 2

    Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.

    1 Member
  • Out with the Old

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 3 Expense: Expense: 1

    Get rid of the beer fridge for serious savings!

    1 Member
  • Give Recycling a Try

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.

    1 Member
  • Two Degrees of Savings: A/C

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.

    1 Member
  • How Do You Measure Up?

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Calculate your home's carbon footprint to better understand your savings potential.

    1 Member
  • Wrap It

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Use plastic window kits to keep your home nice and cozy in the winter.

    1 Member

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