The City of Mountain Iron, in conjunction with Saint Louis County, operates and maintains its own refuse and recycling system. All residential and commercial sites within the City are served through this system. Mountain Iron offers general refuse pickup and recycling of paper, plastics, aluminum, glass and cardboard. Regular residential refuse pickup is once a week and recycling is picked up once a month based upon the Recycling Schedule. Various plans exist for commercial customers including larger cans and more frequent pickup service.
Yard Waste Site Rules and Regulations
Recycling can also be dropped off at the recycling center located on mineral avenue between the city garage and South Grove.
Rates per month for services including recycling are below:
|30 Gallon Container||$13.02||$5.00||$1.27||$19.29|
|60 Gallon Container||$17.53||$5.00||$1.71||$24.24|
|90 Gallon Container||$22.72||$5.00||$2.22||$29.94|
|300 Gallon Container||$47.60||$5.00*||$8.09||$60.69|
|300 Gallon Container||$47.60||$7.50*||$8.09||$63.19|
|300 Gallon Container||$47.60||$10.00*||$8.09||$65.69|
|300 Gallon Container||$47.60||$12.50*||$8.09||$68.19|
|300 Gallon Container||$47.60||$15.00*||$8.09||$70.69|
|* County Service Fee is based on the estimated market value of the commercial property|
|Additional 300 Gallon
Container or Pickup
|Commercial establishments requiring a can smaller than a 300 gallon can are to be charged according to the rates above with the appropriate County service fee.|
ST. LOUIS COUNTY & THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON RECYCLING SYSTEM
RECYCLING IS PICKED UP IN MOUNTAIN IRON ACCORDING TO THE SCHEDULE. THE BLUE BINS ARE NO LONGER ISSUED BY THE COUNTY. RESIDENTS MAY USE BOXES OR ANY CONTAINER THAT WILL HOLD THE RECYCLING UNTIL IT IS PICKED UP BY THE CITY EMPLOYEE.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL CITY HALL AT 748-7570. ******************