Recycling Locations and Oil Drop-Off Sites

Location Address
Bay Lake County Road 10 and Woodland Beach Road, Bay Lake
Center Township 24339 Co Rd 3, Merrifield
City of Crosby 1077 1st Street SW (Crosby City Garage)
Crosslake Roll-Off 34363 County Rd 3, Crosslake
Crow Wing County Landfill 15728 State Highway 210, Brainerd
City of Emily Maintenance Garage, West on County Rd 1
City of Garrison West on County Road 1, Garrison (by City Hall) Oil drop off only
City of Nisswa 25636 Main St, Nisswa (behind fire department)
Ideal Transfer Station 33503 West Island Lake Dr. (off of County Rd 16), Pequot Lakes MN 56472
Merrifield Lions 16995 Riverside Drive, Brainerd
Mission Township 29474 County Rd 3, Merrifield - This center accepts household recycle - paper, plastic, tin cans, glass, cardboard boxes, and aluminum cans. For more information visit
Southwest Townships 6930 Cuyuna Ave (Crow Wing Town Hall) - This recycling center is open 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Recycling Locations view in interactive map

Recycing Locations view in PDF map (PDF)

Recycling Properly in Crow Wing County

Crow Wing County Landfill site is open and accepting recycling items.
The County Landfill is located on MN State Highway 210.

The following Cities offer Curbside recycling:

  • Baxter
  • Brainerd
  • Breezy Point
  • Pequot Lakes
  • Ironton

If the residential recycling has changed in your community, please contact your City or Township for additional information.

Recycling At Solid Waste Disposal Site

The Crow Wing County Solid Waste Disposal Site provides 2 20-yard recycling containers for recyclable material generated by the residents of Crow Wing County. These recycling containers, "bins," are commingle, meaning all recycling material are mixed together. When the bins are full, they are hauled to a recycling center in the Minneapolis where the material is sorted.

Residents are asked to flatten cardboard boxes, plastic containers, aluminum cans and metal cans in order to utilize as much space as possible in the bins.

Household Recycling

Recycling Bins for Residents

These recycling programs accept:

  • Glass
  • Plastic (numbers 1 through 6 listed on the rectangle on the bottom of the containers). This does not include bottle caps.
  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Paper products (office paper, colored, glossy, news prints, cereal and pop containers, phone books).
  • Metal cans Oil Drop-Off Site

Co - Mingle Household Recycling Instructions

Oil Drop-Off Site

Used Oil Drop-off is a free service for Crow Wing County residents. Residents may dispose of antifreeze for a fee of $1 per gallon and oil filters for 50¢ each.

Lead-Acid Batteries

Battery Storage Unit

Residents may dispose lead-acid car and marine batteries free of charge.