Welcome to Millennium Recycling!

We are a regional single stream materials recovery facility accepting materials from all over the Upper Midwest.

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Where Can I Take This?

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Who Can Pick It Up?

Local Haulers

How Does It Work?

See The Process

latest from the blog

Where does your recycling go? (Edgerton Enterprise)

Article taken with permission from The Edgerton Enterprise, Volume 138, Number 42 – November 18, 2020 Where does your recycling go? By Jill Fennema, Edgerton Enterprise  All the recycling that Van Dyke Sanitation picks up in Pipestone County goes to Millennium Recycling in Sioux Falls. Shannon (Blom) Dwire is the president of Millennium Recycling. She […]

Wading through single-stream recycling (Edgerton Enterprise)

Article taken with permission from The Edgerton Enterprise, Volume 138, Number 42 – November 18, 2020 Wading through single-stream recycling By Jill Fennema, Edgerton Enterprise    November is National Recycling Month. In Edgerton, for just about two years, residents have been able to use large green totes to collect all their recyclable materials – a […]

Happy America Recycles Day 2020!

America Recycles Day is November 15th...🤔❓ Do you know what to throw? Check out the Millennium Recycling Guide for a simple list of what you can include in the Sioux Falls and surrounding area recycling bin ♻️ (special thanks to recyclingpartnership.org for the great carty image) Mixed Recycling Guide

The Dirty Dozen

When placed in your recycling bin, the Dirty Dozen (listed below) can really hurt the recycling process. They have the potential to: Jam the sorting equipment by wrapping around and stopping moving parts. Reduce the recyclability of other materials from contamination. Pose dangerous risks to recycling workers. Can’t it all just get sorted out? Watch […]

Industry Trends: How has Covid Impacted the Recycling industry?

We’ve been noticing a few trends in the recycling industry due to the Covid19 crisis that have impacted us locally and had the chance to share our findings at September’s South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference. Industry Trends and Challenges: Domestic demand for recyclable materials, while not strong, has increased. Covid19 hit the […]

Guide to Halloween Waste

Halloween usually ends in big, scary piles of waste. Follow these tips for proper disposal in the Sioux Falls area: 1. Candy Wrappers are Not Recyclable: Unfortunately, plastic and foil candy wrappers are NOT recyclable. When purchasing candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, look for cardboard box options instead and go for bulk to avoid excess packaging. […]