City of Newport, MN

Recycling / Trash Hauling

Waste & Recycling Disposal

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

What to Throw & What to Buy


City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883



Recycling at Home

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

All three haulers provide weekly single-sort recycling. This means that you can place all of your recycling materials in the same container that is provided by the hauler. Below is a list of materials that all haulers collect for recycling.  Also on this page are brochures from the haulers regarding recycling.

  • Plastics: Plastics #1, 2 and 5 (rinsed), Bottles, Tubs, and Containers
  • Glass: Bottles and Jars
  • Aluminum and Metal: Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans (rinsed)
  • Paper, Cartons, Cardboard, and Paperboard: Corrugated Cardboard, Boxboard, Envelopes, Magazines, Catalogs, Mail, Newspapers, Milk and Broth Cartons, Juice Boxes, Pastel Colored Paper, Brown Paper Grocery Bags, etc.

Successful waste management programs follow three basic principles. In practice, they work together. Reduce waste before it occurs. Manage waste through reuse. And pursue recycling opportunities.


Waste reduction is the easiest, most effective way to lower your disposal costs. Brainstorm with employees about your day-to-day operations. Find creative ways to reduce waste and substitute less hazardous products that pose reduced disposal problems.



Donations relieve disposal costs for equipment or materials of no further use to you. As long as the items are in usable or working condition, consider the benefits of giving them away. See these sections for ideas:



Businesses use recyclable materials every day. Cardboard, glass, metal, paper, plastic, wood and food are all recyclable. To locate outlets and markets for recycling - and make recycling an ongoing part of your company - read the following sections:


For more information on waste reduction and recycling, please visit the following links: