Dec 6, 2021 - Things to Do

Where to recycle holiday lights that don't work in the Twin Cities

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Got a string of holiday lights that's not shining so bright? Here are your options for disposing of duds you discover as you deck your halls:

Of note: Non-LED displays can go in the trash, per Ramsey County.

  • But you shouldn't put string lights of any variety in your curbside recycling bin — they can get tangled in machinery at sorting facilities.
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