Environmental Tips

Three people standing in front of water holding onto picked-up trashThe City of Centerville is situated between two lakes, near Wargo Nature Center and near the Anoka County Compost Site. There are fees associated with the use of the site. We are a community that is innovative and respectful to the environment, whether we live near the lakes or in the heart of the downtown area.

Anoka County, Recycling & Resource Solutions

The City of Centerville and Anoka County, Recycling and Resource Solutions work in conjunction to provide residents with information regarding recycling, reuse and buying of used goods. Find more information at the Anoka County Recycling and Resource Solutions' website. This website is full of great earth-friendly ways of taking care of your old mercury fever thermometers to yard waste compost sites and hours. 

  1. CRT Disposal
  2. Electronic Disposal
  3. Energy Savings
  4. Water Facts & Conservation
  5. Single Sort Recycling
  6. Reduce Junk Mail
  7. Recycling Plastics
  8. Other Resources & Information


As of July 1, 2006, a person may not place in mixed municipal solid waste an electronic product containing a cathode-ray tube. A Cathode-Ray Tube (CRT) is the display device used in most computer monitors and televisions. Check out more information and disposal resources (PDF).

What You Need to Know About CRTs (Cathode Ray Tubes)

With few exceptions, the computer monitors or televisions in your home or business use a CRT to display information. When it is time to upgrade your monitor or your TV set breaks down, disposing of these electronics properly no longer means tossing them in the trash. 

How to Dispose of Used Televisions & Computer Monitors

Post it on Craigslist, Nextdoor or Facebook Market Place.